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Dr William Portuese - Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon in Seattle WA

Factors in Rhinoplasty Recovery | Recovery Time

Full healing after a rhinoplasty takes approximately a year depending upon the techniques performed the skin type – whether there was cartilage grafting or bone work. The the tip of the nose stays swollen for quite a period of time – usually about 70 to 80 percent of the swelling is gone in the first month or two about 90 percent is gone at three months but full healing does take a year when you’re when you’re talking about narrowing and making cuts in the nasal bones and then narrowing the nasal tip cartilages as well.

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