Archive | Rhinoplasty

What can I expect during rhinoplasty recovery?

During your recovery from a Rhinoplasty, you may experience bruising, swelling, and discomfort.  Depending upon the extent of your surgery, most patients do not complain of ‘pain’ outside of a bit of tenderness.  Some report a mild headache, and others report a feeling of congestion.  These symptoms can be controlled with medication, supplements, splints, and CONTINUE READING

How long does it take to heal after a nose job?

Immediately after a Rhinoplasty surgery, patients may experience some discomfort, bruising, and swelling.  Splints are applied to keep the cartilage and bone anchored during healing, and gauze is packed inside the nose to keep bleeding at a minimum and keep the septum from moving. Splints are removed 1-2 weeks post surgery, which usually relieves quite CONTINUE READING

After rhinoplasty how long should the swelling last?

Swelling after a Rhinoplasty surgery can be present up to 1 year post-surgery depending upon the extent of the procedure itself.  Generally, the majority of swelling goes away in the first 4-6 months, but it can take up to 1 year for the results of your Rhinoplasty to truly be seen properly. The main thing CONTINUE READING

How much does rhinoplasty cost?

In answer to your question, the cost of rhinoplasty may vary depending on the area where you are having the procedure done.  In San Francisco, the pricing for a Rhinoplasty can range from $7,000-$9,000.  It is also important that you find out exactly what is included in the fee.  The price quote should include everything, CONTINUE READING