How long will swelling last for these particular procedures?

I got my nostrils narrowed and also got a dorsal implant put in to augment my bridge. The implant was just a dorsal implant and also presumably put in through my nostril since I don't believe I had an open rhino done (no stitches on tip). I know that rhinoplasty can swell up to a year, but because I just got a bridge augmentation and nostril narrowing, will it be shorter?

Doctor Answers 1


Yes, it may be swollen for less time because it was closed and with minimal work.  But it still will need time to settle.

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