Is my nose going to protrude this far out? 3 weeks post op. (Photo)
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Recovering from rhinoplasty: evaluating your result
Recovering from rhinoplasty is a healing process. A major part of that process is waiting for the swelling to go down. In the first 6-8 weeks, the majority of swelling with go down. Over the next 6-9 months, the nose with gradually get smaller; however there will be episodes of swelling along the way. Around one year your nose is close to the final result. It will continue to refine by small amounts over the next few years.
At 3 weeks it's early to evaluate the nose from any view. Keep your follow-up appointments so your surgeon can keep you on track for a good result. Safety comes first.
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