Hi, I'm 15 years old and I am 7 days post rhinoplasty and got my cast taken off yesterday. I was horrified to see the results! I look nothing like myself. I had a tip that was a bit droopy and a bump that was caused my being injured. I asked to have the tip lifted up a bit and to get rid of the bump but now my nose is soo tiny and I look nothing like myself anymore. I have my first day of junior year in 13 days and I'm terrified. Will my tip drop and look more like myself before I go back? Help!
Will the Swelling Reduce?
Doctor Answers 2
Rhinoplasty and post operative swelling
Your plastic surgeon should have explained to you that there is always going to be some associated swelling after a rhinoplasty. It will improve over the next two weeks but it will not be gone, this takes an additional 4 - 6 months. You must give it time.