Got my rhinoplasty done 4 days ago. Will sleeping on my side from now on affect my results? Can't sleep elevated anymore.

Sleeping on side. Effects.

Doctor Answers 2

Keeping nose elevated after rhinoplasty

It is best to sleep on your back at least until your splint is removed (usually one week). If you are extremely uncomfortable, you doctor may be able to help so give him a call.

San Diego Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 23 reviews

Rhinoplasty and sleeping

I would not recommend putting any pressure on your nose while it is healing.  Best to avoid this so that the nose can heal properly.

Steven Wallach, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
4.1 out of 5 stars 29 reviews

These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.