Nose bridge and tip looks way bigger after months of healing? (Photos)

I have attached a picture of 2 weeks after surgery and now. My nose bridge is extremely large now and the tip too! So much so that I have been accused of having secondary rhinoplasty in between. What in the world is going on?!

Doctor Answers 3

Large nose after rhinoplasty

Too early to determine if your nose is larger.  Need to wait at least 3 months before comparing to your preop photos. It takes one year for all the swelling to go away.  

Phoenix Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Concerned about results after rhinoplasty?

You need to provide more photos of your nose in order to give you an opinion regarding your results; from the front view only it is hard to say what was done.

Arian Mowlavi, MD, FACS
Orange County Plastic Surgeon
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2 weeks post op, some advices:

Thank you very much for enquire.

It's too early to make value judgments. 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. Kind regards,  Dr. Emmanuel Mallol Cotes.-  

Emmanuel Mallol Cotes, MD
Dominican Republic Plastic Surgeon
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