Hello i had a open rhinoplasty only 4 days ago ı have stitches between my nostrils, my nose is shaved from both sides a little and my surgeon said that he slightly elevated my nose. At first i didn't like the tip because it was too elevated but now it got better and i really liked it even its still very swollen and i have the cast on. I wonder ıf my tip is going to drop down too much to notice cause i actually liked it and dont want it to look low
Will the tıp of my nose drop too much? (photo)
Doctor Answers 1
Will the tıp of my nose drop too much?
It is just too early.
The nose can be swollen for up to a year or more. Swelling will depend upon the nature of maneuvers employed, presence of grafts or implants, thickness of skin, open vs closed, revision vs primary, etc.
Kenneth Hughes, MD
Los Angeles, CA