before and after rhinoplasty london plastic surgeon facial surgeon

What Happens At 1 Week Post 0p Rhinoplasty?

Aug 29, 2022

One week post-op result following preservation rhinoplasty.

How long after rhinoplasty can you see final results?

What Happens At 1 Week Post 0p Rhinoplasty?

What Happens At One Following A Rhinoplasty

A week after having a rhinoplasty, most patients have recovered from the general anaesthetic and are feeling more energetic. Also they are beginning to get used to sleeping on their back which can be difficult for many patients.

At one week the cast and internal splints are removed. This feels like such a relief for most patients. The swelling associated with the operation is it its maximum at this point. However, everyday that passes the bruising and swelling gets better and better.

It is important to continue looking after the nose for the next 6 weeks in terms of taping (helps reduce swelling), sleeping on your back and avoiding strenuous exercise.

How long after rhinoplasty can you see final results?

Is preservation rhinoplasty better?

There are broadly speaking two types of approach to rhinoplasty, preservation and structural. The question as to which is better depends entirely on the surgeon doing the operation.

Overall there are advantages and disadvantages to both types of approach. However, overall, if structures in the nose can be preserved then generally this is a good thing. However, preservation rhinoplasty cannot be done in all patients. This is particularly so in some types of dorsal humps and in revision or secondary cases.

Is preservation rhinoplasty better?

#preservationrhinoplasty #spsclinic #londonclinic #nosejob #rhinoplasty #plasticsurgery #rhinoplastyspecialist #rhinoplastybeforeandafter #rhinoplastyexpert #rhinoplastylondon

Learn more on this topic

Related Insights

What is a Rhinoplasty?

What is a Rhinoplasty?

Rhinoplasty, commonly referred to as a "nose job," is a surgical procedure aimed at reshaping the nose to improve its appearance or function. This type of plastic surgery can address various aesthetic concerns, such as humps, indentations, or other imperfections of...

Rhinoplasty: What To Expect

Rhinoplasty: What To Expect

Rhinoplasty, commonly referred to as a nose job, is a surgical procedure designed to change the shape or improve the function of the nose. Whether you're considering this surgery for aesthetic reasons or to rectify breathing issues, it’s crucial to understand what to...

How Effective Are Facelifts and Mini Facelifts?

How Effective Are Facelifts and Mini Facelifts?

Facelifts and mini facelifts have become popular cosmetic procedures for those looking to mitigate the signs of aging and achieve a more youthful appearance. Both procedures target sagging skin, wrinkles, and other age-related facial changes, but they differ in scope,...