Rhinoplasty and Taping

Many of my Houston rhinoplasty patients will ask if continued taping after rhinoplasty will improve swelling. I have had patients in the past tape their noses at night and saw very little improvement in swelling. Taping requires firm tape with adhesive. This is not very feasible for most…

Will Rhinoplasty change my voice?

Many of my Houston rhinoplasty patients frequently ask if rhinoplasty will change their voice. If septoplasty or turbinate reduction is performed at the same time as rhinoplasty, then the nasal airway may improve and this may lead to a less nasally voice. Sinus surgery or opening the windows…

Revision rhinoplasty and scar tissue

Scar tissue with revision rhinoplasty is a complex issue effecting the appearance of the nose. The wound healing process can be quite difficult to predict with revision rhinoplasty due to the fact that the blood supply to the skin may have been interrupted, especially with…