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Got my rhinoplasty done 4 days ago. Will sleeping on my side from now on affect my results? Can't sleep elevated anymore.

Sleeping on side. Effects.

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Keeping nose elevated after rhinoplasty

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It is best to sleep on your back at least until your splint is removed (usually one week). If you are extremely uncomfortable, you doctor may be able to help so give him a call.


San Diego Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Rhinoplasty and sleeping

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I would not recommend putting any pressure on your nose while it is healing.  Best to avoid this so that the nose can heal properly.

Steven Wallach, MD
Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 15 reviews

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