I had to remove my nasal piercing prior to rhinoplasty, and now that I am about a month post surgery. I started to notice that my piercing whole is closing, thus I tried with some moderate force to put it back in today. While doing it, the jewelry did not go in all the way but got inserted a bit in causing me some light bleeding from the old piercing whole.....!!!??? It looks redish now and a bit swollen... Is that issue would delay my healing process or worsen my future appeareance?!? Thank you
Did I Damage Results By Forcing Nasal Piercing After Rhinoplasty?
Doctor Answers 3
Nasal piercing would not damage results of a rhinoplasty.
It is very unlikely that one could damage the results of a rhinoplasty by piercing. The damage created by trying to force the jewelry through a contracting hole is probably temporary. I would recommend that you let your surgeon take a look at it.
Nasal piercing after rhinoplasty
Have your surgeon evaluate your nose to see if you did any damage or if you have an infection. Donald R. Nunn MD Atlanta Plastic Surgeon.