There's a timetable for broken noses
Article by Robert Kotler, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
If you wait too long to get attention for a broken nose, repairs become more complicated and expensive. In some cases, if you see a nose surgeon or other qualified provider within three to six hours of the break, the nose bones can be put back with just the doctor's fingers. Wait ten days, though, and the broken nose bones start to heal in the broken position. Result? You may have an S-curve in your nose!
In some cases, a broken nose results in a type of injury that can cause your nose to collapse.
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