Rhinoplasty is the most popular and common beauty method among women and sister. However, in fact, lots of women still wonder how long their swollen nose after rhinoplasty will last before it heals? Understanding their concerns, Doctor Phung Manh Cuong – working in Gangwhoo Cosmetic Hospital shall give the most thoughtful sharing about this concerns for women and customers.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE FOR SWOLLEN NOSE AFTER RHINOPLASTY TO HEAL?
Rhinoplasty is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures today that is especially loved by young people. However, lots of customers still wonder how long it takes for a swollen nose after rhinoplasty to heal.
According to Dr. Phung Manh Cuong – Gangwhoo Cosmetic Hospital:
“Any intervention to the body requires recovery time. As for rhinoplasty surgery, it can take about 2 to 5 days after the surgery for the nose to stop swelling. However, the recovery time is whether quick or slow will depend on two factors: the technique and the body’s ability to adapt.
- The technique: The degree of intervention is more or less, which affects the surrounding areas or not. The correct technique implementation will ensure safety for the surgeon and a quicker healing process.
- Health status: Each person will have different health status, so the healing time will not be the same. In particular, people who tend to have keloid scars will take a long time to recover.
7 days after the surgery, the doctor will remove the sutures. At this time, the nose area is relatively healed. However, it also takes about 3 to 4 weeks for the nose to get in shape well. Therefore, you need to protect the nose area, avoid injuries or strong impact on the nose.
4 THINGS TO REMEMBER ABOUT POST-OPERATIVE RECOVERY
Whether it is just a major or minor surgery, once the body has been surgically intervened, it needs time to recover. You need to comply with the doctors’ advice to have the most suitable beauty method for you.
Asides from the time before swollen nose recover, you must remember the following 4 rules for post-operative recovery:
2. Apply cold compresses
3. Consult a doctor for necessary medicines
Some people regularly take health-promoting medicines, medicines for headaches, high blood pressure, or stomachache. You should be careful because these drugs can make it longer for the wound to heal, or they can even cause the swelling more severe.
Before taking any medicine, consult your doctor for detailed advice. Some drugs when combined together can cause side effects to the body, they can even harm the incision, so you should carefully consider them.
4. Daily activities
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WHEN CAN WE PLAY SPORTS AFTER HAVING RHINOPLASTY?
After rhinoplasty, asides from having suitable diets, you need to strictly follow the lifestyle regimen as instructed by the doctor. Especially, it is absolutely necessary to avoid extreme training, because your nose is not stable, it takes time for the incision to recover.
To know exactly how long it takes for the swollen nose to heal and for the patient to exercise again, you need to consult the doctor first. This period can range from 3 to 6 weeks, you should only do light exercise such as cycling, yoga, walking, etc. However, you must avoid swimming for the first 6 months after having rhinoplasty.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE FOR SWOLLEN NOSE TO HEAL TO WEAR MAKEUP AFTER RHINOPLASTY?
Another problem women are wondering about is when they can return to normal activities with their new nose, especially for wearing make-up every day.
Wearing makeup and removing makeup shall partly cause a force on the nose, which will affect the recovery process of the nose bridge and the healing process of the nose skin. Therefore, after having rhinoplasty, we need to avoid wearing makeup for a period of time ranging from 2 to 3 weeks. This will help ensure that the new nose shape is as stable and aesthetic as possible without any further problems.
We hope you’ve had enough useful information about how long it would take for the swollen nose to heal after rhinoplasty from the above article. If you have any further questions or concerns, please contact Gangwhoo Cosmetic Hospital via our Hotline: 0901.666.879 for the most thoughtful advice and guidance.