Crying After Rhinoplasty

My boyfriend made me cry right after I got home from my rhinoplasty. How will this affect my outcome and what can I do to minimize damage?

Doctor Answers 4

Crying after rhinoplasty won't affect results

I wouldn't worry about it. Crying right after your rhinoplasty surgery shouldn't have any effect on your outcome.

Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
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1101 Madison Street
Seattle, WA 98104


Crying should not permanently effect your result. If your blood pressure was raised you may have some increased bruising.

David L. Abramson, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
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42A E. 74th Street
New York, NY 10021

Crying After Rhinoplasty

There is no concern that crying will effect the outcome of your surgery.  Continue to follow your post-op instructions carefully to achieve the best results.

Joseph Campanelli, MD
Minneapolis Facial Plastic Surgeon
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7900 International Drive
Bloomington, MN 55425

Crying After Rhinoplasty

Although you may find a bit more swelling and/or bruising as a result of the crying, I would not expect it to change your final result.  Best wishes

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Garrett A. Wirth, MD, FACS
Orange County Plastic Surgeon
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400 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660

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