Weird Nose After Nose Surgery, 2 Weeks Post Op and Quıte a Lot of Swellıng and Bruısıng Wıth Blood ın Eyes?

i had rhinoplasty/septoplasty/reconstructive surgery 2 weeks ago.i had a deviated septum wıth a major nasal obstructıon. the tıp was also raised and cartılage was added to strengthen the nose. ı was told ı have very thıck skın. he took ıt off today but after goıng to the toılet after he took ıt off ı went ınto a panıc attack as ı coudnt even recognıse my nose/self. ı was told by people that ıts just the swellıng and the shape wıll change and settle slowly. is thıs true and wıll ıt slowly settle

Doctor Answers 3

Rhinoplasty swelling

Postoperatively swelling can be significant after rhinoplasty. The swelling will settle after 2-3 weeks. Improvement is often noticed at 6 weeks and final contour is at 1 year. Patient and doctor must be patient.

Stuart Plastic Surgeon
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Patients can have a lot of swelling two weeks after an extensive rhinoplasty.

A rhinoplasty can have many levels of complexity. Extensive operations can result in bruising it sizable amount of swelling two weeks after the operation.

Vincent N. Zubowicz, MD
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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Swelling after rhinoplasty

Swelling after a rhinoplasty is normal and at two weeks you are probably maximally swollen.  Give it time to heal.

Steven Wallach, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
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