I had my columbella shortened and I can't close lips 2 wks after Rhinoplasty? What is causing this and when will it get better?

Hello, I had a rhinoplasty two weeks ago today and my upper lip is now higher and I can't close my lips. I had my columella shortened. I'm wondering if that's the cause and if my lips will go back to normal eventually? Thanks in advance!

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I had my columbella shortened and I can't close lips 2 wks after Rhinoplasty? What is causing this and when will it get better?

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There are a couple of possibilities this early in recovery.   I would return to your surgeon for an exam.

Kenneth Hughes, MD

Los Angeles, CA


Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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