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hit my nose after rhinoplasty

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Sclafani
31 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Rhinoplasty: The nose heals after rhinoplasty over time. However, if injury occurs soon after the surgery, long-term damage can occur. It would be best for you t ... Read More
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Dr. R. Keith Hill
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Possibly: It depends on where you were hit and how long after your surgery. If you see an obvious difference in appearance or have difficulty breathing you sho ... Read More
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Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Depends: The nose is not full strength for 6 weeks. Also, if it bled it may be fractured. See your surgeon.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
It could: You should avoid contact sports for at least 6 weeks after a rhinoplasty. After that your nose has regained its strength. Certainly a strong blow to t ... Read More
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Dr. Anil Shah answered
20 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Maybe: Early on your nose is healing and you should avoid trauma to your nose-- ideally for at least 6 months. Any trauma to the nose can create a visible a ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Rottman
17 years experience Plastic Surgery
It : It is appropriate to correct traumatic injuries to the nose in this age group. Most likely one or both nasal bones were fractured as a result of the a ... Read More
Dr. Houtan Chaboki
20 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Rhinoplasty : Rhinoplasty is not one operation, but many potential operations. Every patient is unique. Reducing the hump from a nose is the most common request for ... Read More
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Dr. Anthony Sclafani
31 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Not necessarily: Depending on what needs to be done, he may be a candidate for surgery at 16. See a board certified facial plastic surgeon, who after examining your s ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Play safe...: There's always room for concern, especially only six months out from a plastic procedure. Why not give the surgeon a call just to be on the safe side.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Difficult: It depends on how hard you were hit, where you were hit, and the type of filler used to some extent. However, it would be difficult to move the filler ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Rubber bullet: It sounds like there was little damage -so I wouldn't assume it will lead to problems down the way. I am concerned that a child has a gun and is shoot ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Ofer Rodriguez
30 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends : Depends on you expectations. Consider Radiesse (dermal fillers) ( last about 12 months) or fat injections that is more permanent.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Sclafani
31 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Rhinoplasty: Rhinoplasty is designed to produce a nose which is appropriate for your face. Discuss with your facial plastic or plastic surgeon for more details.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipson
49 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: A long-standing structural deformity can only be fixed by corrective surgery.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
A few months: I usually recommend to my patients to go at least 4-6 weeks after a rhinoplasty before any vigourous exercise or strenuous activity. After that, mos ... Read More
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