Rhinoplasty aftercare

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Rhinoplasty aftercare

Below are the very important instructions one needs to follow after their Rhinoplasty surgery.

  • Sleep upright only with head elevation and 2 soft pillows below your head.
  • Do not disturb your nose plaster/ splint.
  • No strenuous exercise for at least a week.
  • Do not smoke /drink for a week to two weeks.
  • Antibiotic, Anti-inflammatory drugs and antibiotic ointment would be prescribed for 1 week.
  • Stiches will be removed after 5 days.
  • Do not sneeze/ blow heavily from nose.
  • No pain or very minimal pain would be felt for a day or two.
  • One should expect swelling following Rhinoplasty which is temporary and will resolve over a time.
  • Nose splint will be removed after a week
  • FINAL results of Rhinoplasty can be seen only between 4-6 months.