Question: How many rhinoplasties are too many? I’ve undergone a total of 5 procedures and I still don’t feel like the work with the first doctors was fully fixed. Is it still possible to have my nose fixed?
Answer: In general, the law of diminishing returns applies to rhinoplasty. Five rhinoplasty procedures is a large number of procedures. It is important to look at the result from 2 aspects, one which is the most important is how the patient feels about the result and the second is objective assessment of the nose. The patient may feel that the results of the rhinoplasty procedures are not what they wanted and do not give them the psychological feeling that they desire or what they thought they would get from having rhinoplasty in Toronto. The objective assessment is performed by the doctor who surgically performed the rhinoplasty or from a second opinion from another surgeon who is experienced in rhinoplasty. The surgeon can look at the nose and state that the results are very inadequate or indeed excellent. The surgeon may also state that, in fact, this result cannot be significantly improved with more surgery. If an objective assessment of the nose shows that there can be no more improvement, the patient has to examine the psychological feelings towards this rhinoplasty and the result. They may want to have some help from a psychologist to help examine their feelings towards the rhinoplasty and their nose and their relationship to their nose and how they feel.