Hi Doctor, After Rhinoplasty my nose was sloped high, kind of like a lift.. Now that it's healing it's been 2 months after surgeory i feel it's slouching down from the high angle it was ? and i have started weight training but 10-12 reps not too heavy just to ge my size back , this occured 4-6weeks after my surgeory. Does this happen naturally ? or is weight training doing this ? Thanks.
Does the Nose After Rhinoplasty Slouch Down a Bit As Months of Healing Goes by?
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Nasal tip droop following rhinoplasty
In general, the tip will drop slightly as you are healing. This is not something that will be affected by weight training. I would recommend following up with your surgeon regarding any concerns, as they know the extent of your procedure and exactly what was performed. I hope this helps, and I wish you the best of luck.
Tip Droop 2 Months after Rhinoplasty
The tip can droop more 2 months after rhinoplasty as the swelling goes down and there is a relaxation of tissue. Kenneth Hughes, MD Los Angeles, CA
As the swelling goes down the tip will retro-displace, settle, or come closer to your face. This is natural. Have your surgeon look at your nose.
David Ellis MD FRCSC
Toronto Facial Plastic Surgeon
Art of Facial Surgery
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