Post Rhinoplasty - Cant Crinkle Nose?

Almost 7 months post op and my nose is stiff and the area around my eyes closest to my nose and i cant crinkle my nose/face. Is this normal and will it subside in time? Also the skin around my eyes and nose is sore?

Doctor Answers 2

Can't Crinkle Nose Following Rhinoplasty

Persistent, but temporary, swelling may be present 7 months after rhinoplasty. Naturally, swelling will limit skin movement. Hopefully, you will get your "crinkle" back.

Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Crinkle nose and post rhinoplasty

It is quite common to have residual swelling and sitffness to the nose after rhinoplasty that may last up to a year.  Give it some more time.

Steven Wallach, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
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