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3 Doctor Answers | Asked by anon
Many patients experience the same emotions as you when the cast comes off the first week. The good news is that it is normal to feel that way and also that as the swelling goes down, the appearance of your nose will improve. The final results from a rhinoplasty take time to become apparent. The nose undergoes significant changes in the first 2 to 12 weeks following rhinoplasty. The swelling gradually dissipates over the first several months and thus the appearance of the nose changes...
Yes, absolutely. Try to sitback and see the forest. It is way too early. We generally do not even consider taking postop pictures until 6 months due to the swelling.
It takes 6-12 months for the swelling to go down. Be patient. The nose will look much better in 1-2 weeks. Relax and enjoy your new nose.