I am 3 weeks post Rhinoplasty, why can't I see a 'supratip depression'? could swelling still be hiding it?
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Doctor Answers 3
The Tip needs Time....
Many people worry about this after their surgery and they key is to be patient. In the rhinoplasty world, 3 weeks is just the beginning. Give it time, but if you are really worried please speak to your surgeon.
Supratip break or depression
3 week swelling post-rhinoplasty and lack of supratip depression
It is not uncommon to have fullness in this area as 3 weeks is actually on the early side of the year-long healing process. Occasionally, this area will require periodic injections of steroids to decrease the swelling. Ask your surgeon about your concerns and whether a steroid injection is appropriate for you.
Michael M. Kim, MD
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