Can you get rhinoplasty with thick skin?

While delicate skin heals faster after rhinoplasty, it offers little camouflage. On the other hand, while thick skin provides a better disguise, it makes it more difficult for the surgeon to create ideal refinement and the post-operative swelling may take more time to fade.

Why is my skin so oily after rhinoplasty?

Why does nasal skin often become oily post-Rhinoplasty? It is not surprising that your nose will react to the trauma it has just undergone. Such trauma triggers a protective response which involves the glands secreting oil.

Is it better to have thin or thick skin for rhinoplasty?

With thick skin it is better to expand the nose and create a contour that stretches the skin envelope so that you can see the changes. With thin skin there is more flexibility in making a reduction but any changes will be revealed through thin skin. Thin skin contracts over time.

How do I fix thick skin on my nose?

Some individuals with thick tip skin benefit from a tip graft that increases tip definition. Some lasers can thin overlying nasal tip skin and some medications can decrease pore accumulations and size.

How do you know if you have thick skin for rhinoplasty?

If you have enlarged pores, oily skin and wide alar base you probably have a thick skin which can be identified by a specialist. Thick skinned patients require a preoperative preparation in order to improve the quality of the skin and can achieve the best possible results during the nose surgery.

Why is the skin on my nose thick?

What is rhinophyma? Rhinophyma is a skin condition affecting the nose in which the skin is thickened and the sebaceous (oil) glands are enlarged. The skin appears skin coloured or red and often has prominent blood vessels, which may be thin and red (telangiectasia) or larger and purplish in hue (venulectasia).

When will my nose stop being oily after rhinoplasty?

Nasal Skin Care After Rhinoplasty It may take a few months for your nasal skin to completely return to normal after rhinoplasty. It’s normal for it to be oily or dry, sensitive, acne-prone, pink or red, etc.

Does skin shrink after rhinoplasty?

The vast majority of patients do not experience any issues with noticeably thicker nose skin after surgery; in fact, skin will often appear to shrink around the new structure of your nose.

Why is my tip so big after rhinoplasty?

Another common culprit of increased nose size after rhinoplasty is prolonged swelling of the nasal tip. Because the skin and tissues in the tip of the nose are often much thicker than on the nasal bridge, it typically takes longer for swelling to subside in this area.

Why is the tip of my nose so big after rhinoplasty?

Because the skin and tissues in the tip of the nose are often much thicker than on the nasal bridge, it typically takes longer for swelling to subside in this area. This can create the illusion of a disproportionate and/or large nose.

Why does my nose look like a pig nose after rhinoplasty?

Tip of the Nose Is Too High Your surgeon may have removed an excessive amount of tissue from your nose tip in an attempt to raise your entire nose. The resulting image is a “pig snout.” You may experience this temporarily as a result of post-surgery swelling. It usually disappears after a few weeks.