What are the pain level of having your stitches removed after Rhinoplasty/ Septoplasty?

One of the factors I'm so scared about. I've heard do many mixed answers on this & I know everyone's different with pain tolerance. Please help.

Doctor Answers 2

Dissolvable sutures used in rhinoplasty and septoplasty

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For the last 25 years, we have used dissolvable sutures inside the nose, so the sutures do not need to be removed. We also do not place any packing inside the nose which is painful.

Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
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What to expect during suture removal after rhinoplasty

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I usually tell patients it feels something like getting hairs tweezed.  Some patients are completely unfazed, while some are very sensitive to tugging on the sutures.  

Donald B. Yoo, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 64 reviews

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