The Shelf Life of Plastic Surgery
Why your first procedure might not be your last: The plastic surgeries that might require a "tune-up"
Most patients aren't getting revisionary surgery because their nose job "expired," but because it wasn't done right the first time. A nose job done correctly shouldn't need revisions, according to Geldner. Texas plastic surgeon Tod J. Rohrich, M.D., says that 50 percent of the rhinoplasty patients he sees come to him to fix a previous surgery.
The exception? Once you hit retiree status, your nose begins to grow again at a different rate -- which is probably why you think everyone born in the 1930s had a big nose. Someone who got a nose job earlier in their life might get a second nose job to correct a saggy or droopy nose.
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