I had a closed rhinoplasty 3 weeks ago; will it get smaller & more defined? (Photo)
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More time is needed
It can take up to a year for all the swelling to disappear after primary rhinoplasty. At 6 weeks you will start to see better definition of your nasal contour. Keep your head elevated as much as possible and give it time. It is not unusual to see asymmetries with nasal swelling after surgery; 97% of these resolve with time.
Rhinoplasty swellling after 3 weeks
Sweeling in rhinoplasty improves fast at the first 3 weeks and very slow after 2 months. Having 3 weks POP you should have reached only about 60 % of your way to a compleate recovery. By 8 weeks you can consider 80 % and 100% after one year.