Rhinoplasty and Smoking?

I had rhinoplasty on the 31st of jan and I keep smoking till 8 hours before surgery because I did not know that I have to quit but till today which 4 weeks passed i didn't touch cigarette , for how long more I should not smoke ?

Doctor Answers 2

Smoking and Rhinoplasty

I would recommend stopping smoking until you are completely healed.  Kenneth Hughes, MD Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Rhinoplasty and Smoking #nosejob

Well, it would be best to never smoke again. Why start back? But if you are going to start back you want to wait at least 6 weeks if your wounds have healed and if you have any wound healing issues now then do not smoke until you are healed completely.

Richard J. Brown, MD
Scottsdale Plastic Surgeon
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