I got rhinoplasty done about 4.5 months ago, but there is still a red pinkish mark on the nose (the top of the bone) I am getting very concerned about the situation, any suggestions ?
Bruise on my nose would not go away, its been 4.5 months after my rhinoplasty surgery. Suggestions?
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My advice is to consult with your surgeon, at this point you shouldn't have any bruising. Without photos it makes it difficult to advise.
Web reference: http://edelsonplastic.com/face/rhinoplasty/
Recovery following rhinoplasty
Thank you for your question.
Bruising on the dorsum is very common following rhinoplasties.
Most of my patients generally have any bruising completely resolved within 6 weeks. In some special cases it can take longer.
I am not sure why this is happening to you but at this stage you could start to massage the area on a daily base. I would also recommend to avoid any sun exposure until the bruising is completely gone.
Follow the advice of your plastic surgeon to optimise the outcome of your rhinoplasty.
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