How common is asymmetry due to swelling after a closed rhinoplasty?
How Common is Asymetry Due to Swelling After Rhinoplasty?
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Asymmetry due to swelling after rhinoplasty is common
It is very common to have asymmetrical swelling and edema in the nose following the rhinoplasty procedure. Some patients are also going to have more swelling on the left side of their nose if they sleep on their face.
Asymmetrical Swelling after Rhinoplasty
Swelling after rhinoplasty is frequently asymmetrical, regardless of technique. Remember, swelling is temporary.
Asymmetry after rhinoplasty
Asymmetry before rhinoplasty is normal and so it is after surgery as well. Yes, some may be due to swelling as well.