Is my nose asymmetrical 3 days post op? Is it just swelling? (Photo)
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Is my nose asymmetrical 3 days post op? Is it just swelling?
Asymmetry post op Rhinoplasty?
Thank you for your post. It is very early in your post-op period, but yes, it does look a little to the side. Whether this is swelling or something else is hard to know right now. Follow up with your plastic surgery and he will remove the splint. Keep your head elevated and a fair amount of swelling goes away in the first couple weeks, enough to decide whether it is straight or not.
Pablo PRichard, MD
Asymmetry at the nasal base is common in the early postoperative period following rhinoplasty surgery.
Hope this helps you.
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