I had an op 2 weeks ago. My left nostril feels and looks flatter than my right. -Running my fingers down my bridge it doesn't feel straight like it was before -Looking up I can clearly see the nose is bent - the scar on my left nostril is unsightly I think I am the victim of a bad nose job but what worries me is this was a reputable surgeon. Is it swelling? Am I being paranoid? Please help Thankyou
My nose bridge feels bent Septum looks deviated Nostrils asymmetric? (photo)
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My nose bridge feels bent Septum looks deviated Nostrils asymmetric?
The nose can be swollen for up to a year or more. Swelling will depend upon the nature of maneuvers employed, presence of grafts or implants, thickness of skin, open vs closed, revision vs primary, etc.
Kenneth Hughes, MD
Los Angeles, CA
Web reference: http://www.hughesplasticsurgery.com/Rhinoplasty.php
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