Mixto Laser a Month After Open Rhinoplasty?

Should I do a Mixto Skin Resurfacing (full face) a month after open Rhinoplasty? Will it cause my nose to swell?

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Skin resurfacing treatment after rhinoplasty

It is probably best to wait at least three months after rhinoplasty before undergoing full face resurfacing over the nose to allow sufficient healing for the two procedures.

Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Mixto Fractionated CO2 Laser Treatment After Open Rhinoplasty

Hi Chickabibby,

Mixto fractional CO2 laser treatment is okay to have done one month following open rhinoplasty.  Make sure that your physician goes over your columellar scar with the Mixto.

Good luck and be well.

Dr. P

Michael A. Persky, MD
Encino Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Laser resurfacing after an open rhinoplasty

Laser resurfacing after an open rhinoplasty should not be a problem a month or so after you've healed up. You may have more swelling if the nose is done at the same time as the face so to be safe two months should be fine.

Scott Trimas, MD
Jacksonville Facial Plastic Surgeon
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