How long does it need for the swelling to go away? Is this swelling? (photo)

How long does it need for the swelling to go away? Is this swelling? I did my rhinoplasty during winter and 7 months later, i still have uneven tip. Its perfect from one side while the other is not. Please also note that I did not put tape at all to remove the swelling. I had open surgery to fix the size of the nose because it used to appear crooked.

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Rhinoplasty swelling

Post rhinoplasty changes of the nose is really contraction of the skin and soft tissue envelope of the nose over the nasal skeleton which is really a scar maturation phenomenon and not just resolution of inflammation. That's why it is a long lasting process (1-2 year period).I hope this helps.


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