Rhinoplasty-05This patient underwent previous rhinoplasty in Houston by another surgeon with persistent nasal airway problems and a cosmetic deformity of her nose. She desired to breathe better and improve her cosmetic profile without altering the characteristics of her Hispanic heritage. The patient underwent revision ethnic rhinoplasty with take down of her dorsal hump and septal reconstruction.
Rhinoplasty-14A is a lovely patient who unfortunately developed a septal perforation. A septal perforation is a hole through and through the middle septum of the nose. It can result from many causes including infection, trauma, etc. The septal perforation can cause nasal airway obstruction, collapse of the nose, whistling etc. A wanted her perforation fixed and wanted a narrower, more refined nose. A careful analysis of A's problems as well as the anatomy of her nose was performed. After an in-depth analysis and examination, A underwent a complex nasal reconstruction with ear cartilage and a structural PDS plate to fix the septal defect. At the same time, she underwent a rhinoplasty to refine her nose. The procedure took approximately 4 hours at the Kobayashi Surgical Center. A stated that she had searched all over Houston for a plastic surgeon capable of of fixing her nose. She found Dr. Athre and was very happy with him and all of his office staff. She is shown here 2 weeks after surgery. Her nose is healing beautifully. She still has a significant amount of swelling, but, one can clearly see that her nose is far more refined and narrowed. Her septal perforation repair also completely worked, and A is very happy with the results.
Rhinoplasty-15C is an active, happy-go-lucky young woman who had undergone a rhinoplasty with another surgeon. She was very unhappy with the results. Her nasal tip was twisted and she had a significantly crooked nose after surgery. This whole experience upset and depressed C because she was a beautiful girl, she wanted a minor refinement, and now she was looking at a revision surgery. Furthermore, her twisted nose seemed to simply draw all the attention on her face. C underwent a complex revision rhinoplasty. Her procedure took almost 5 hours. She underwent the procedure with no problems and is shown here 3 weeks after surgery. She is LOVING her new nose and is extremely happy. She stated that even her mother-in-law who is a stickler for perfection stated that her nose is awesome!
Revision-03A is a 17 year old boy who was jumping on the trampoline and took a face plant onto the side of the trampoline. He fractured his entire midface and nose and developed significant cartilage loss and a deformed nose. He underwent a septoplasty at the time of the accident to try and stabilize his nose, but much of the cartilage in his nose deformed and he devloped a saddle-nose. His mom's onlly request was that she wanted her son's nose back. A undrewent a complex revision rhinoplasty with ear cartilage and a PDS structural plate. He is shown here 2 weeks after surgery. His mom states that he looks exactly like who he dis before the accident, and he has his "family's" nose back. Yeah!
Revision-6Pt had a rhinoplasty elsewhere. Pt was unhappy with her profile, and the width across the middle cault of her nose. She is shown here 5 days after revision rhinoplasty with NO COVERUP MAKEUP. Pt is very happy with the results. Pt has a softer, straighter nose with a more feminine profile.
Revision-7Pt had a rhinoplasty elsewhere. Pt was unhappy with her profile, and the width across the middle cault of her nose. She is shown here 5 days after revision rhinoplasty with NO COVERUP MAKEUP. Pt is very happy with the results. Pt has a softer, straighter nose with a more feminine profile.
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