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How Much More Can I Expect my Nose to De-swell 2 Months Post Op?

I had a closed revision osteotomy 2 months ago. It was minor, but can I still expect my nose to thin out a little more?

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How much swelling remains at 2 months following rhinoplasty?

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This is a very frequently asked question. Swelling after rhinoplasty takes about 6 months to resolve completely. The swelling reduces in the follwing manner; at 2 weeks around 1/3  is gone. At a month, 1/3 to 1/2 has cleared. At 2 months 1/2 to 2/3 has resolved. The remaining swelling trails off over the follwoing 4 months.

Toronto Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Still swollen

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You will probably still have some more changes. Always expect a revision procedure to have a longer period of swelling then the original.

Fort Lauderdale Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Post osteotomy swelling

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 the obvious answer is. you need to wait and watch. Every nose is different and trying to do something again at this pont is not wise

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Los Angeles Facial Plastic Surgeon
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2 months post-op

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Two months post surgery is still very early for you to judge the results of your surgery - be patient and follow up with your surgeon

Web reference: http://www.seattlerhinoplasty.com/html/index.php

Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
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