I had rhinoplasty before 15 days, I removed the cast, until now there is the tape on my nose. is tape necessary any more?

I'm 32 years.

Doctor Answers 2

Taping after Rhinoplasty

A recent show that taping for one week after the cast removal is beneficial in thick-skinned patients.  Since you are 15 days postop, you probably don't need it anymore, but should verify this with your surgeon.  


Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon

Tape after rhinoplasty

Different surgeons will have different preferences regarding taping the nose after surgery.  I do not recommend taping after the initial cast and tape are removed at 1 week, but I don't know what your surgeon would want.  Please get in touch with your nose surgeon for further recommendations.  Good luck in your recovery!

Inessa Fishman, MD
Atlanta Facial Plastic Surgeon
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