Tip Plasty scar and runny nose. Any suggestions? (photos)
Doctor Answers 1
Keep Your Nose Covered for 1 Week
The gauze you lost while sleeping should be replaced in order to protect your incision from all the possible consequences of being left in the open air, including infection. Typically, dressings are removed 1 week after surgery. You can replace it yourself with a piece of sterile gauze or see your plastic surgeon for new dressings. In the meantime, keep the area as clean and dry as possible. Best of luck!