Rhinoplasty swelling & strut & shield grafts?
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3 weeks post op, some advices:
Thank you very much for enquire.
Swelling after a rhinoplasty depends of the surgery complexity.
In this regard, the nasal swelling Post-op It can last from two weeks to two months.
To reduce this swelling, I recommend you perform delicates daily lymphatic drainage massage therapy over the face (around the nose) avoid sun exposure, and take pain/inflamation pills, as your surgeron precribe you.
Dr. Emmanuel Mallol Cotes.-
Shield and strut grafts
A shield graft refers to a type of tip graft that looks like a shield increases the length of the tip. A strut graft like one placed in the columella adds support.