Why does my nose look piggy after rhinoplasty?
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Swelling Can Cause Upturned Nostrils
Thank you for your question and the helpful photos. Your doctor is most likely correct that swelling is responsible for the current look of your nostrils, especially given how recent your procedure was. The improvement from here will likely be gradual as your nasal tissues settle into their new positions. Give yourself some time to heal, and be sure to follow your doctor's instructions during this time. There's no reason to be concerned, but you can certainly discuss it at your next follow-up visit.
My nose looks upturned after rhinoplasty
Often times, the nose will look upturned after a rhinoplasty procedure. This is often after the tip has been modified by the various available techniques.
With the passage of time and as the swelling subsides, there will be a down-turning in the current position of the tip and the nostrils.
It will take about 3 months for you to begin to notice that.
Hope my answer helps.
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All the best,
Dr. Remus Repta
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