Are these dark spots permanent? (Photo)
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Rhinoplasty skin changes
It is difficult to say without knowing the exact cause of the two spots. It looks like they may be small incisions for osteotomies (controlled breaking of the nasal bones). If this is the case, I would expect them to heal quite well, and they are generally not noticeable a few months down the road. If they are related to too much pressure from the nasal splint, they may take some more time to heal, and even have some darkened color for quite a while. I would definitely check with your surgeon on the cause, and preferred wound care. Good luck on the rest of your recovery.
How far out from surgery are you now? I ask because this darkness should improve over time. More importantly, be sure to follow up with your surgeon to discuss your concerns. He or she will have a better idea to the exact cause of these discolorations.
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