Will my raised tip and nostril show improve as swelling subsides? (photos)
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Nasal Tip swelling can take upto a year or even a year and a half to subside 100%!!
Make sure that you avoid any sports, or accidental bump on the nose, as that could worsen the results, and increase the swelling!
Arnica can help a little, as can light massage therapy but only after you discuss with your surgeon the type of massage. Sometimes a tiny bit of cortisone injections do help.
Also avoid high salt foods, and Im sure in time you will get to see nice results from your surgery, best of luck!
2 weeks post op, some advices:
It's too early to make value judgments at this point of your post op.
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.-
Certainly express your concerns to your surgeon, and follow his/her treatment recommendations to ensure the best result.
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It sounds like you have a good relationship with your surgeon. Stick with the follow-up appointments and aftercare instructions.
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