Smoking and rhinoplasty
Smoking has a very bad effect on tissues healing. Being rhinoplasty one of slowest healing procedure in cosmetic surgery it becomes very relevant to stop smoking.
It has been very well proved that nicotine effects can last up to 4 weeks.
I would recommend to discuss this ASAP with your plastic surgeon.
Smoking and surgery, some advices:
Thanks for the question.
In my practice I recommend to stop smoking at least 1 month before the procedure and keep without smoking for 2 months after the procedure to avoid unnecessary risks.
Dr. Emmanuel Mallol.-