Closed rhino day7. Doctor inserted a L-implant as I wanted a higher nose bridge because before this I have a very flat nose bridge. But I emphasized that I wanted a natural nose bridge,not too high. But now it's already a week and the swelling over my nose bridge has subsided but my nose tip become more bulbous than before, I'm not expecting a sharp nose tip but shouldn't it be sharper than before after silicone insertion?Is it because the tip of silicone is too rounded?Or it's merely swelling?
Closed rhinoplasty post op day 7. My nose tip become more bulbous than before? (photo)
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Closed rhinoplasty post op day 7. My nose tip become more bulbous than before?
The nose can be swollen for up to a year or more. Swelling will depend upon the nature of maneuvers employed, presence of grafts or implants, thickness of skin, open vs closed, revision vs primary, etc.
Kenneth Hughes, MD
Los Angeles, CA
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