Septoplasty six weeks ago, and the tip is still very crooked and swollen. It looks worse. Is it normal to still have swelling?
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Septoplasty for Crooked Nose
While the underlying deviated septum may contribute to a crooked external appearance of the nose, additional considerations need to be given to the underlying anatomy. Typically swelling can take some time before resolving after a rhinoplasty; however, for a septoplasty, the time period is shorter. Bear in mind every patient is different. There may be another reason why your nose is swollen, so I encourage you to find a facial plastic surgeon who can examine and address your nose.