Is any change in nostril size/shape expected after nose job? Do nostrils swell if one underwent nostril reduction? (Photos)
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1 week post op, some advices:
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.-
Tough questions to answer
Rhinoplasty recovery takes time
Bear in mind that thick nasal skin is prone to persistent swelling, thus ethnic noses may take up to two years to see the expected amount of refinement.
Good luck and best wishes.