After rhinoplasty my bridge is really high and my fuller tip is lost. What can I do? (photos)

Hi,I had a rhinoplasty 2 weeks ago.I had my splint out yesterday.I used to have a wider nose but a defined tip(from side view).Now at my 16th day,I have a really high bridge between my eyes and my I've lost my old nose tip.It seems blunt.My surgeon says that I'll have to wait for 6 months and asked me to do a light massage.I've already started hating my new look:(

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After rhinoplasty my bridge is really high and my fuller tip is lost. What can I do?

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The nose can be swollen for up to a year or more. Swelling will depend upon the nature of maneuvers employed, presence of grafts or implants, thickness of skin, open vs closed, revision vs primary, etc.

Kenneth Hughes, MD

Los Angeles, CA


Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 237 reviews

After rhinoplasty my bridge is really high and my fuller tip is lost. What can I do?

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ONLY 2 weeks post operative!!!! WAIT, wait, wait!!!! Allow healing and swelling to repair  itself. You are being to anxious. 

Darryl J. Blinski, MD
Miami Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 64 reviews

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