Will Calcium and Vitamin C Help Post-rhinoplasty Healing?

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Calcium & Vitamin C after Rhinoplasty

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There is no evidence that Ca and Vit C will enhance post-op healing. However, good nutrition after surgery is always advantageous. Avoid herbs, vitamins, and food products that tend to thin the blood.

Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Arnica is a supplement that reduces bruising after Rhinoplasty Surgery.

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I don't think that calcium plays much of a role in wound healing. Vitamin C is helpful for healing, but this may irritate your stomach if you take too much or if you have a problem with acid reflux.

I have been impressed by the results of Boiron's Arnica procedure recovery kit. This has been a wonderful homeopathic supplement that reduces bruising and swelling related to Rhinoplasty Surgery.

I hope this is helpful for you.

Eric M. Joseph, MD
West Orange Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Vtiamin C and calcium

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I am not aware of any study showing that calcium and Vtiamin C lessen the effects of brusing following rhinoplasty unless the patient is deficient.

Otto Joseph Placik, MD
Chicago Plastic Surgeon
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