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Accidentally Bumped My Cast While Icing My Face On Day 1 After Rhinoplasty?

Felt a little bone move slightly on the bridge of my nose. have I ruined my nose job

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Nasal trauma just after rhinoplasty

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It is unlikely that you caused any damage to your  nose one day after surgery if you bumped your nose.  Best to check with your surgeon.


Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
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Accidentally bumped cast on day 1 after rhinoplasty?

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It is unlikely that any damage was caused. It would be best to speak with your surgeon and have him/her examine the area to ensure you are healing properly. I hope this helps, and I wish you the best of luck. 

Paul S. Nassif, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 30 reviews

Ruined Rhinoplasty

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In short the answer is NO

It is very unlikely that you would have moved the bones with the bump on the nose. The splint is there for that exact reason , to guard the bones against accidental knocks and bangs.

I hope that reassures you to some degree

Jeremy Hunt

Jeremy Hunt, MBBS, FRACS
Sydney Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 57 reviews

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Post rhinoplasty

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It is unlikely you damaged your result unless you had a significant blow to the nose.  Have your surgeon evaluate you to make sure.  Donald R. Nunn MD  Atlanta Plastic Surgeon.

Donald Nunn, MD
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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Accidentally Bumped My Cast While Icing My Face On Day 1 After Rhinoplasty?

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Dear Soul,

Thank you for your question.  If the bone under the splint was moved, it is a possibility that the bones shifted and needed to be shifted back.  This is not an emergency, however.  Call your surgeon and express you concerns, and follow-up with him.

Best Wishes,

Pablo PRichard, MD

Pablo Prichard, MD
Phoenix Plastic Surgeon
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