I had a Rhinoplasty done 6 days ago and started to laugh really hard yesterday. Does it affect any results ? (photos)
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Laughing after rhinoplasty
Laughing to hard after Rhinoplasty
Thank you for your question! I agree, after 6 days post Rhinoplasty, you are still swollen. We advice our patients to sleep on a couple pillows at night to keep your head elevated and not to bend over creating any pressure in your head. Swelling can last up to a year of total time to heal. Most patient's see significant swelling reduction in the first month.
We recommend our patients to use q-tips moistened with distilled water to clean around the outside edges of the nostrils. We sometimes recommend Saline nose drops to help loosen debris inside the nostrils as well.
Sutures are usually placed inside the nostrils which dissolve, with an open Rhinoplasty the sutures between the nostrils on the outside are usually removed within a week or two.
Best of luck!
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Early rhinoplasty post op, some advices:
It's too early to make value judgments with only six days after a rhinoplasty.
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.
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I had a Rhinoplasty done 6 days ago and started to laugh really hard yesterday. Does it affect any results ?
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