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6 Best Ways To Reduce Swellings After Rhinoplasty

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Rhinoplasty is becoming more and more popular among people. After undergoing rhinoplasty surgery, one of the most concerning issues is how to reduce the swelling. The new nose shape can be greatly affected due to how you take care of your nose to reduce swellings. The following article will help you better understand how to reduce swelling after rhinoplasty!


We should have a suitable way to reduce swelling after rhinoplasty because, during the surgery, the doctor will dissect and reshape the nose a lot, causing the nose to swell.

Depending on the health status of each person, there are cases where the nose will be swollen and painful for a long time and prolong the recovery time, causing difficulties in daily life and work. Therefore, each of us needs to learn carefully how to reduce swelling after rhinoplasty and to recover quickly and make the nose more stable.

6 Best Ways To Reduce Swellings After Rhinoplasty
6 Best Ways To Reduce Swellings After Rhinoplasty


A swollen nose and bruised skin around the eyes are making women and sisters worried. So what causes swollen nose?

According to experts, although rhinoplasty is very safe, the doctor will have to make an incision in the nose to insert cartilage material. Therefore, after suturing, the surrounding areas will easily appear hematoma. Not to mention the need for orthopedic surgery of large nasal bones also make the nose area become more swollen.

Similar to the hematoma around the sutured wound, around the eye areas or nose also have a hematoma, making the area around the nose is swollen or bruised. Therefore, you do not have to worry too much, just follow the steps below to reduce swelling after rhinoplasty.


1. Apply ice compresses

Applying ice compresses is an effective way to treat swellings and bruises. Therefore, after surgery, you should apply ice compresses regularly to the wound to reduce swelling. However, you also have to be careful, do not let ice contact with the wound because it will affect the healing process.

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2. Apply warm compresses

After applying ice, you need to apply a warm compress with a dry towel. This will help reduce swells and bruises. We need to prepare a warm towel to steam and apply around the nose to ensure the nose can recover and last for a long time.

3. Light activities

During activities, if you do not pay attention, it can cause the nose to collide with surrounding objects, causing the nose to swell, seriously affecting the shape of the nose. Therefore, to minimize complications, you should exercise gently and properly, this is also a way to help your body stay healthy.

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4. Increase vitamin intake from fruits and vegetables

In vegetables, fresh fruits contain a lot of vitamins A, C, E, which are very good vitamins for the recovery process. Therefore, eating a lot of vegetables and fruits is also a way to reduce swelling after rhinoplasty.


5. Drink at least 2 liters of water daily

Drinking a lot of water will help the body filter and eliminate toxins outside, significantly improve the bruises.

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6. Avoid alcohol, beers, and smoking

If you are a smoker, you should stop a few weeks before surgery.

  • Smokers have a slower recovery time.
  • Smoking increases the risk of infection
  • Avoid drinking alcohol because alcohol will thin the blood. Avoid drinking alcohol at least five days before surgery.

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How long the swelling and bruising after rhinoplasty will last depends on many factors, some of which are the main influencing factors including:

  • The health status of each person: People with a healthy body will have a shorter time of nose swelling.
  • Qualification of the doctor: A highly qualified and experienced doctor will carry out the surgery accurately and carefully without causing invasiveness to the surrounding areas. Therefore, it is less like to appear swelling and bruising.
  • The method of reducing swelling after rhinoplasty: Like most other cosmetic surgery methods, it is necessary to have proper diets and take care of the wounds carefully. If done well, the nose will recover quickly, the swelling and complications will be reduced.

Normally, the swelling will last for about 3-4 days, but if not cared for properly or influenced by other factors from the outside, it may last longer.


It is important for you to choose a prestigious cosmetic facility to have rhinoplasty, which can help reduce the risks of swelling after rhinoplasty for too long.

If the surgery is carried out by a highly qualified doctor, then swellings can subside and gradually disappear after only 1 week, and you will quickly have a perfect nose shape.

At Gangwhoo Cosmetic Hospital – one of the top pioneering cosmetic hospitals that applies rhinoplasty technology from Korea to help limit invasiveness and damage to the nose.

Let’s check out the images of our customers before & after rhinoplasty below:

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We hope you’ve had enough useful information about how to reduce swellings after rhinoplasty. If you have any further questions or concerns, please leave a comment or contact Gangwhoo Cosmetic Hospital for the most thoughtful advice and guidance!

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