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Post Rhinoplasty - Cant Crinkle Nose?

Almost 7 months post op and my nose is stiff and the area around my eyes closest to my nose and i cant crinkle my nose/face. Is this normal and will it subside in time? Also the skin around my eyes and nose is sore?

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Can't Crinkle Nose Following Rhinoplasty

Persistent, but temporary, swelling may be present 7 months after rhinoplasty. Naturally, swelling will limit skin movement. Hopefully, you will get your "crinkle" back.

Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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416 N Bedford Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Crinkle nose and post rhinoplasty

It is quite common to have residual swelling and sitffness to the nose after rhinoplasty that may last up to a year.  Give it some more time.

Steven Wallach, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
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1049 Fifth Ave
New York, NY 10028

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