After rhinoplasty my bridge is really high and my fuller tip is lost. What can I do? (photos)
11 months ago
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:(
Doctor Answers (2)
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
ONLY 2 weeks post operative!!!! WAIT, wait, wait!!!! Allow healing and swelling to repair itself. You are being to anxious.
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as
a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you
have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute
or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.