I had my Rhinoplasty a little over a week ago. The skin on my nose has been peeling like I had a sunburn. It really did not bother me so much. But at the tip of one of my nostrils I now have a pointy opening instead of curve because of the skin peeling off. Will it stay like this??
Why is Skin on Nose Peeling After Rhinoplasty?
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Peeling Nasal Skin after Rhinoplasty
Skin peeling like a sunburn is common after rhinoplasty because the the nasal tissues are shocked secondary to the surgery and the ciculation temporarily compromised. This will not persist. Ask your surgeon about the "pointy opening".
Peeling skin after a rhinoplasty
Peeling skin after a rhinoplasty is fairly common as the swelling goes down. This can also be irritation from the nasal splint. The point nasal rim issue is something to have evaluated by your surgeon.
Nose peeling after rhinoplasty
Very common occurrence after a rhinoplasty is a peeling of the nasal skin, like a sunburn. This can last for a few weeks. Please avoid the sun at all costs. As for the "pointy" nasal rim return to your surgeon to find out what that is.
From MIAMI Dr. B
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