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My cast fell off day 6 post op after showering. Will this affect my results?

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Rhinoplasty fell off in shower

Hi Rhinoplasty problems -

Generally speaking a nasal cast that comes off after 6 days should not affect long term results. It is a good idea to contact your surgeon regarding this, as he/she knows the details of your surgery.

Good luck,

Dr. Kaniff


Sacramento Facial Plastic Surgeon
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My cast fell off day 6 post op after showering. Will this affect my results?

Just followup with your surgeon for an exam to be sure. There is likely no issue if the splint fell off at 6 days.

Kenneth Hughes, MD

Los Angeles, CA

Cast Fell Off 6 Days Post Op

You should follow up with your Plastic Surgeon as soon as possible. We usually like to keep the splint on the nose for 5 to 10 days after surgery. This depends on what was done in the procedure, and how the patient is healing.

Robert E. Zaworski, MD
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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