My Tip Looks Too High, Is This Normal?

My Tip Looks Too High, Is This Normal?

My Tip Looks Too High After Rhinoplasty. Is This Normal?

Experienced rhinoplasty surgeons will often over rotate the tip on purpose since they plan for it to fall to it’s intended position in the post operative healing period. They expect that swelling will make it look higher than it will actually be once healed. This planned over rotation should last about 3 – 4 weeks, or a little longer in some patients.

So, if you are early on in your recovery period, please don’t be concerned. This is one of the side effects of swelling that will resolve itself over time.

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Patients of Dr. Buonassisi’s are encouraged to contact their patient care manager if they have any questions at all about their healing process.


About Dr. Buonassisi

Entrusting a surgeon with a central feature of your face like your nose requires a great deal of understanding of their credentials, experience, and results of procedures they’ve performed in the past. As such, patients are encouraged to seek out experienced surgeons who have performed many cosmetic rhinoplasties over a long career. One of Canada’s top dual board-certified cosmetic facial surgeons, Dr. Thomas Buonassisi leads the team at 8 West Cosmetic Surgery & Skin Clinic and carries extensive experience, having performed thousands of cosmetic nasal surgeries for over 20 years.


Download Dr. Buonassisi’s Free eBook – Essential Guide to Rhinoplasty

The first step in most patients’ rhinoplasty journey is to enhance their knowledge with the free Essential Guide to Rhinoplasty eBook. 

At 8 West Clinic, we focus on honest patient education and a comprehensive approach. This is why Vancouver’s leading board-certified facial plastic surgeon Dr. Thomas Buonassisi has consolidated his 20+ years experience into the informative Essential Guide to Rhinoplasty. This eBook is an essential tool for anyone considering cosmetic nasal surgery. 

Download the free eBook for all you need to know about :

  • Realistic vs. Unrealistic Expectations
  • 6 Tips for Getting a Great Rhinoplasty Result
  • What Are the Most Typical Changes & How Does Your Surgeon Know What Will Look Good? 
  • What to Expect From Your Rhinoplasty Recovery

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