What should I Do (And Not Do) After Nose Job platic surgery?
Nose packing come out after rhinoplasty nose job surgery?
Packing or Splint can come out at any time, in the recovery room to usually a couple days after rhinoplasty nose job srgery. Depending upon whathas been done on your nose, some surgeons may choose to not use any packing.
If something is done with the septum of your nose packing or splint is used in for one or 2 days.
Does a lot of bleeding occur? If so, when does it stop?
Some rhinoplasty patients will have bleeding after rhinoplasty surgery. The blood come out through the front or through the back, and make the patient feel nauseous. In such cases taking an antiemetic is suggested. The bleeding usually stops or slows down after about 24 to 36 hours. A drip pad in these case is used and it can be changed each couple of hours untill bleeding stops.
Splint on your nose to protect it after rhinoplasty nose job plastic surgery?
Patients generally wear a splint for a week. Some surgeons take the splint off after a week and have patients wear it at night for the next five weeks, depending on what was done. It also depends on if the nose was broken or not, it terms of maintaining the structure of the bones.
Foods or drinks to avoid after a nose job?
large foods that require you to open your mouth very wide, like big steaks or sandwiches. Spicy foods that can cause your nose to run.
Wear glasses after a rhinoplasty?
If the nose is broken during the procedure, glasses should not be worn for the first 3-4 weeks. If your nose was not broken during the procedure, you can start wearing glasses after a week.
Smile after surgery? If so, how will my smile be affected?
Smiling is fine in small doses. I would try to avoid excessive laughing for the same reasons why we tell patients not to eat foods that require the mouth to be open too large. Anything that can actually distort the shape of the nose is to be avoided. Oftentimes when we do rhinoplasty we have to put grafts in, which require sutures. Large movements of the face can cause the grafts to shift, so we tell patients to try to avoid doing anything that can cause that risk.
How long does it take for swelling to go down after rhinoplasty nose job srgery ?
Swelling after rhinoplasty nose job surgery is very common and usual. The swelling goes down in the first four to six weeks. Swelling of the tip of the nose can last several months to a year.
swelling after closed rhinoplasty than with an open rhinoplasty. However, more and more surgeons are performing open rhinoplasty because the results are more predictable.
Reduce the swelling after rhinoplasty nose job plastic surgery?
patients are usually given steroid Medrol Dosepack and arnica and bromelain, which are two healing supplements after the nose job surgery. Ice is also a good healer for the first 48 hours after surgery.decrease your activities and sleep with your head higher than your heart.These are all recommendations and suggestions that can help reduce the swelling within the first 48 hours, or first week.
Clean or blow my nose after rhinoplasty nose job plastic surgery?
avoid blowing your nose in the first four weeks. Cleaning your nose, once the packing has come out (if there is packing) can be done gently if the surgeon is O.K. with it, depending on what was done, usually with a Q-tip and a small amount of peroxide.
Sleep after rhinoplasty nose job plastic surgery ?
For the first 48 hours it is recommended that patients sleep with their head elevated, usually with some cold compresses or some frozen peas on their eyes. After that you can start sleeping more in a reclined position. For the first six weeks you cannot sleep on your stomach. For the first four weeks you have to sleep on your back — you can’t sleep on your side.