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What's the best alternative cure for discoloration of my nose?
I am really sorry to hear you had silicone injected into your nose/ face. The silicone typically with time produces a reaction with your body called a granuloma or a foreign body reaction. To get ride of it your surgeon may have to excise or remove all the scaring and silicone or the process can recur. This could result in a significant defect in your nose that could require reconstructive or resorative surgery. Wish I had better news for you. Best,
Gary R Culbertson, MD, FACS
I agree with Dr. Culbertson. Without examining you I cannot be sure, but the discoloration is often the silicone showing through the skin circulation of the nose, giving a bluish tint. Remember, though, that the silicone is there for a reason: to avoid a deformity from just removing the implant, you and your surgeon must be prepared to replace the silicone with a rib graft. This is an excellent solution, but you must see a surgeon who is experienced in that type of reconstruction--one who can show you good results and whom you trust.