Had surgery 8 days ago and got cast removed yesterday. I want to be happy but not sure about results. I know it may take a while but need reassurance so I can move on. Any help is appreciated. plus I see my surgeon today again.
Are my nostrils still uneven? One seems to be flared up. I think or is it scar tissue? Is my nose straight at the tip? (photo)
Doctor Answers 1
Are my nostrils still uneven? One seems to be flared up. I think or is it scar tissue? Is my nose straight at the tip?
This is difficult to evaluate without an exam.
The nose can be swollen for up to a year or more. Swelling will depend upon the nature of maneuvers employed, presence of grafts or implants, thickness of skin, open vs closed, revision vs primary, etc.
Kenneth Hughes, MD
Los Angeles, CA
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