Question: Do people with thick nasal skin have swelling in the nasal tip longer? I’m 6 months post-op and my nasal tip seems very swollen and I’m wondering if I’ll need a revision. I’m Hispanic and I’ve been told I have thick nasal skin.
Answer: Rhinoplasty surgery in cases of different ethnicity requires a special knowledge to make sure that the changes are performed in a way that they will help to show through the thicker skin and to contour the nose well. It is very important to assess the skin thickness prior to the rhinoplasty procedure and determine what techniques are best to use to obtain the nicest aesthetic result to the rhinoplasty.