The primary reasons for having rhinoplasty surgery are to improve your breathing, change the shape of your nose or a combination of the two. This surgical procedure not only changes your appearance, but it can also boost your confidence level.
No matter what is motivating you to undergo a nose job, post-surgery recovery is something that needs to be dealt with. You can expect more discomfort than pain, a lot of swelling, especially the first week after surgery and some bruising around the eyes.
Depending upon the procedure there might also be some nasal packing or a splint inside your nose for a couple of days or a splint or cast on top of your nose as extra protection the first-week post-procedure.
Some doctors will also prescribe an antihistamine for a few days to help ease some discomfort. Usually, after one week, all packing and splints are removed as well as any non-absorbable sutures. As swelling and …Read More