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A 23-year-old male asked:

How long does it take to recover from plastic surgery? for a nose job, and jaw reduction? are there risk factors?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Darryl Blinski
Plastic Surgery 47 years experience
Recovery: In general terms 3 to 6 months. But each case is individual. So best to ask your chosen surgeon the recovery & risks factors in YOUR case...
Dr. Pankaj Tiwari
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Recovery: Any plastic surgery recovery can be as long as one year and this is particularly true for a nose job or rhinoplasty. The swelling can last for twelve months. There are risk factors. If you are not a healthy person, you should not be considering elective cosmetic surgery. I hope that helps!
Last updated Jun 18, 2018
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