Question: What’s the most common complication you see after rhinoplasty that requires a revision procedure and how do you address this?
Answer: The most common problem after rhinoplasty that I see is a polly beak deformity. This occurs with slight extra fullness in the supra tip region of the area just above the tip. The correction of this really depends on what the underlying problem is. It may be due to soft tissue or it may be due to cartilage not being lowered. Occasionally, it can also be due to thickening of the scarring. Occasionally, pseudo polly beak can also be seen where the tip is so underprojected it looks like there is a polly beak. In general, you correct this with an external approach septorhinoplasty to revise this and smooth out the contours.