I am 9 days post op, my splint has been off for 5 days. The skin on my nose is peeling all over (which I know is normal). I wanted to know if it is safe to apply moisturizer or just to leave it alone. I have grapeseed oil and avocado oil that are pure with no agitating ingredients, and I also have commercial moisturizer. Also if it helps any, I had external rhinoplasty but no incisions on the outside. All answers are very appreciated, thank you
Moisturizer One Week Post-op Rhinoplasty?
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Rhinoplasty post op skin problems
It is normal to have your nasal skin and T-Zone skin to exfoliate and be oilier following rhinoplasty. We give our patients astringent cleaners to help. Adding moisturizers may get your nasal skin worse. See your surgeon.
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