What to Expect Following Rhinoplasty Surgery

Plastic surgery on the nose can help you breathe easier and look better, but surgery is only the first step. What you do following surgery while your nose heals can affect your results.

Recovery Goals

Your goal during recovery after rhinoplasty is to achieve optimal results with the shortest downtime. It is important to follow your surgeon’s instructions after surgery. Every person’s situation is different, so talk with your surgeon from the very beginning about what you can expect and the best strategies for your recovery.

Take Care of Your New Nose

After the Cronulla nose job, your surgeon will give you instructions on how to take care of yourself and your nose while you heal. General guidelines include avoiding heavy lifting, bending over, vigorous activity, straining and putting pressure on your nose.

It is important not to pick, blow or scratch your nose. To minimise swelling, you can …