20 days post op Gore-Tex Asian rhinoplasty. Radix high. Slope middle. High tip. Why is my nose curved and not straight? (Photo)
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3 weeks post op, some advices:
It's too early to make value judgments with only 3 weeks after a rhinoplasty.
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.-
Asian Rhinoplasty - Recovery First
You have not reached your final shape as the nose will continue to heal and reduce in size for up to a year. Once it does reach its final shape you may be more pleased with the appearance of your nose.
Patience is key with recovery from Asian rhinoplasty
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Asian rhinoplasty recovery takes some time and patience
It's too early to tell. Take note that it typically takes 9 months to a full year before the final shape becomes apparent.
Give yourself enough time to adjust to the new appearance of your nose. You may find that your bridge looks too high initially and might be too anxious with your result, until you get used to your new look.
Most rhinoplasty surgeons feel that the bridge of the Asian nose should not go beyond the eyelashes or at least at the same level to preserve the patients' ethnicity and create a new nose that looks natural relative to the rest of their face.
Theodore T. Nyame MD
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