Can a nose shrink this much? (Photo)
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You should expect the profile to continue to shrink as the swelling continues to go away. Good rhinoplasty surgeons will tell you a year, but it can even continue to shrink after that, with the final result seen around 1.5 - 2 years. So anyways, if everything's symmetric, give it time and don't look at it everyday!
Can my nose shrink as much as I'd like?
Hello wat0016! At five weeks you still have a bit of swelling present. It should continue to decrease in size over the next year. That being said, will it be enough to approximate what you exhibit with the second picture? Hard to tell, it depends on what you started out with and the extent of your surgery. But you should see continued improvement. Stay in contact with your board certified plastic surgeon. I'm sure it will work out well for you!
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1 month post op, some advices:
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.-