i decided to get a rhinoplasty after i broke my nose when i fell down the stairs as a child, ever since my nose got a HUGE bump i also wore glasses and made the bump more visible and painful, after i turned 18 i finally got my nose job. the procedure was fast and not painful at all the recovery wasnt painful either but it was a little bit uncomfortable at first. i had a closed rhinoplasty to remove the bump i didnt get a cast or anything but i did get tapes which they took off after 4 days of having them on after that my nose began to swell up drastically and it seems that the bump was never removed but my doctor says is swelling and that the healing process take a long time so patience is requiered when getting a Rhinoplasty. its been 3 months and 2 weeks since my operation and so far this is what my nose looks like..
Rhinoplasty Experience And Concerns - Puerto Rico, PR
tapes are your bestfriend (in some cases)
i began to use tapes at night before i go to sleep, not just regular tape but tape designed for the skin. the reason i use these tapes is because when you sleep is when your face swells up the most and the tapes helps the swelling stay down if that is one of your main concerns
its been my 3rd day using tapes
Tapes have been helping my swelling go down in my nose but my eyes are beginning to receive the swelling my nose is more oily but its keeping the swelling on the nose down during the day my nose will still have swelling but not as drastically as before which is good here are some pictures
6 months and 3 weeks
swelling is still there. I've been told to keep patience but i just cant seem to. my nose doesnt look anything like the first couple of days after my surgery. doctor says it should start to look better every day that passes by and that the swelling should go down but it looks exactly the same .. "/ im running out of patience..
my doctor was outstanding! ive known him for years due to the fact that my mom works with him shes the head nurse in the clinic but i live in the U.S and there all the way in PR
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