The Important Postoperative Requirements after Rhinoplasty Surgery
How should I manage after rhinoplasty? What are the precautions and postoperative requirements after rhinoplasty surgery?
Nose is located on the center of the face, which plays a big role on a person’s first impression. Also, a beautiful nose is the most important part of creating the 3 dimensional and properly balanced face. That is why many people are considering having rhinoplasty surgery. Before surgery, it is very important to have consultation with surgeon regarding the process of surgery but there is another important factor to remember.
What are the postoperative requirements and how to manage after rhinoplasty?
Of course, having surgery is very important but following the instructions from the surgeon and proper management after surgery is the most important thing. Which mean, after care is the most essential part of the whole process.
Let’s find out about the postoperative requirements with Wonjin clinic!
First of all, it is possible to have a regular meal but recommended to avoid any spicy, salty, and greasy food during the recovery but it may slow down the swelling to subside.
Secondly, smoking and drinking should be avoided for one month after surgery and any extreme sports or weight lifting is possible after one month.
Third, face cleansing and wearing make-up is possible from the next day of stitch out and hot sauna is possible after one month. Light shower can be done from the day of surgery.
Fourth, you all must be aware of swelling after surgery so it is helpful to raise the upper body about 15 degree when sleeping by using the cushion or 2-3 pillows.
Fifth, after surgery it is recommended to do ice pack massage on forehead, eyes, cheek, and cheekbone are for 2-3 days to reduce the swelling. Major swelling will subside within 1-2 weeks.
Lastly, do not blow your nose, remove nasal debris, or pick nose with cotton tip, which may irritate the inside of the nose.
For your safe and fast recovery, please follow all the postoperative requirements given from the hospital. If you have any questions, you must contact the clinic for the proper after care instruction.