dorsal hump immediately visible after rhinoplasty-- why?!
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Nose Hump Still Present After Rhinoplasty
I would try and relax. Swelling of the dorsum (bridge) can occur despite everyone's best efforts. In fact, sometimes the splint is not applied perfectly and the skin gets "tented up" in the process. Give it time. If the skin is soft and squishy you should rest assured there is considerable swelling present. At this point in time it is best to trust your surgeon's instincts. Best wishes.
Dorsal hump reduction
Without seeing before photos and photos of your nose at this point, this question is impossible to answer. With that said, dorsal swelling typically occurs to varying degrees after hump reduction and some residual hump is often visible temporarily for that reason. This should go down over the next 6 weeks or so. Please adhere to your surgeon's post-OP instruction and follow up with him or her regularly. Good luck!
Swelling , some advices:
Swelling after a rhinoplasty depends of the surgery complexity.
In this regard, the nasal swelling Post-op It can last from two weeks to two months.
To reduce this swelling, I recommend you perform delicates daily lymphatic drainage massage therapy over the face (around the nose) avoid sun exposure, and take pain/inflamation pills, as your surgeron precribe you.
Dr. Emmanuel Mallol Cotes.-
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