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Keloids After Rhinoplasty – Causes and Treatments

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Having keloids after rhinoplasty is the biggest nightmare of many beauty followers. Having a higher and more elegant nose shape is meaningless if you have ugly scars. The following article shall provide more information for you to understand the causes and treatments for keloids after rhinoplasty.


Keloid is the result of an overgrowth of fibrous tissue after skin damage, which causes the loss of balance between anabolism and catabolism in the wound healing process, causing the damaged skin to become spreading and raised above the surface of the skin. Keloids will never disappear over time. Keloids are purple or pink, wrinkled skin surface, often cause an itchy, sometimes painful sensation to the touch.

Keloid scars are different from hypertrophic scars. Hypertrophic scars are scars that do not grow beyond the boundaries of the original wound and keloids as scars that spread into the surrounding normal skin. Hypertrophic scars usually grow and recede after 1 to 2 years.

Keloids after Rhinoplasty
Keloids after Rhinoplasty


  • Natural health state
Not everyone is born with a good health state. Therefore, before undergoing any surgical method, you need to anticipate the possible risks and preview the treatment plan when encountered.
  • Improper diets

After undergoing rhinoplasty, proper diets play an extremely important role. Because the doctor will make incisions in the skin causing damage to that area. Therefore, it takes time for the skin to recover.

Normally, customers must avoid foods containing substances that cause the formation of keloids, such as chicken, water spinach, etc. At the same time, doctors will determine how long you should abstain from such food to ensure there would not be any problems.

Read more: Treating keloids with pennywort

Lots of people accidentally forgot that they need to abstain from such food during their daily meals. Therefore, get in the habit of paying more attention to your daily meals.

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  • Improper care
Proper care after rhinoplasty is extremely important to ensure the best result without any complications. After rhinoplasty, the doctors will instruct you on how to take care of yourself at home. Specifically, it is necessary to regularly clean the bloodstain at the incision within the day before the suture is removed. Do this 5-6 times/day.
  • Inexperienced doctor’s technique
In addition to the 3 reasons above, inexperienced doctors can make rhinoplasty surgery fail. Their ability to handle problems is not flexible depending on the condition of the customer. Therefore, you must choose a prestigious cosmetic hospital to ensure no complications.


If you want the incision to heal quickly without infection or inflammation, limit the amount of water the wound comes into contact with for the first 2 days. In particular, you should clean your nose with physiological saline to avoid letting the incision bleeding before sutures removal. This will increase the risks of keloids formation.

  • Avoid touching the wound. Avoid touching the incision with your hands or exposure to sunlight and dust will cause infection and change the pigment in the incision.
  • Avoid foods that can cause scarring such as beef, sticky rice, seafood, water spinach, … in the first month after surgery.
  • Do not drink carbonated or alcoholic beverages such as soft drinks, beer, wine, etc.
  • Instead, you should drink a lot of water, eat lots of green vegetables, fruits rich in vitamins A, C, …


According to experts, although the risks of keloids after rhinoplasty is quite low. Most cases of keloid scars after rhinoplasty are due to the natural health state or improper care.

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Accordingly, when this condition occurs, do not be too worried and choose for yourself an effective keloid treatment solution.

Depending on the scar condition, there is an effective solution. With moderate keloid scarring in the nose, you can apply the following methods:

  • Apply turmeric and honey to your nose to help improve scars quickly.
  • Using anti-scar cream on the nose area. This is a quick way to limit keloid scars.

In the case of applying conventional methods cannot help to reduce keloids quickly. Then we need to go to a prestigious cosmetic hospital for doctors to examine and treat keloids as quickly as possible.

Nowadays, keloids after rhinoplasty are rare thanks to the development of modern cosmetic technology, these methods will minimize the risks of keloids.

Specifically, with the structural rhinoplasty methods at Gangwhoo Cosmetic Hospital, customers will have a beautiful and delicate nose shape with the risks of keloid formation.

Thanks to the golden skills and experience of our doctors, they will ensure that no bad scars appear after cosmetic surgery. At Gangwhoo, we also provide safe post-operative care tips, thereby helping customers the best results.

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We hope you’ve had enough useful information about the keloids treatment service. If you have any further questions or concerns, please leave a comment or contact Gangwhoo Cosmetic Hospital or our Hotline: 0901.666.879 for the most thoughtful advice and guidance!

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