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Is It Okay to Go on Rides at Disney World 4 Weeks After a Rhinoplasty?

I am going to Disney World 4 weeks after a rhinoplasty, is it not advisable to go on any rides? If so, how long should I wait before I can go on rides?

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Disney rides 4 weeks after rhinoplasty is acceptable

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There are no physical limitations to the rhinoplasty procedure 2 weeks following the procedure. It is important not to play contact sports for at least a month after the procedure, however, it is certainly acceptable to go on rides at Disney World two weeks after the surgery.

Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Disney World After Rhinoplasty Surgery

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If you were my patient, I would say - go ahead and enjoy your time at Disney World. More importantly, I would try and stay cool in terms of body temperature as this helps keep swelling down to a minimum. Happy healing. 

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San Diego Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Activity after rhinoplasty

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I allow my patients to resume full activities except contact sports after one month.  Donald R. Nunn MD  Atlanta Plastic Surgeon.

Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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Rhinoplasty surgery recovery

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Dear Moriah,

  • After 3 weeks, most patient can resume normal activities
  • Disneyland rides are pretty slow compared to Magic Mountain, you just have to be careful no elbows come close to your face
  • I have never been hit in the nose during a ride, so it should be safe
  • This doesn't mean that nothing will happen, just the risk is pretty low
  • Check with your plastic surgeon just in case

Best regards,

Nima Shemirani

Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 17 reviews

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