I had a rhinoplasty done Wednesday, and it is now Saturday and I'm barely starting to swell. Is this normal?
Barely Swelling After Rhinoplasty, Normal?
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Minimal Swelling After Rhinoplasty
Every patient is different and yes it is possible that you are of the fortunate ones who had minimal swelling after their surgery.
I recommend that you keep on resting and pursuing the same post-op ambulation.
Please do keep your surgeon in the loop of your progress.
Best of luck to you and congratulations on minimal swelling.
Web reference: http://www.DrSajjadian.com
Rhinoplasty Swelling Time Course
Typically most rhinoplasty patients (actually all facial plastic surgical patients) tend to swell for 48-72 hours at which point it starts to diminish. I would say you are very fortunate indeed to have so little
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