17 Nov

Nose Surgery in Smokers

Nose Surgery in Smokers

Nose surgery or rhinoplasty is one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries among people. Therefore, in this article, we are going to address the issue of nose surgery in smokers.

People who use cigarettes and hookahs ask questions about if they can go for a nasal surgery or not?

We must tell them that yes, they can do nasal surgery, but they have to follow things before and after nasal surgery, so that they do not get into trouble.

Tips on Nose Surgery in Smokers

Smokers usually have problems with their vascular walls that cause stenosis of the blood vessels, which makes it difficult for a person who smokes to have nasal surgery, these problems include:

Blood vessel strictures cause circulatory disturbances and slow down the recovery process after this operation.

It should also be said that during a nasal surgery, because of anesthetic drugs, the amount of carbon monoxide in body increases, so causing a change in heart rhythm and heartbeat (the pulsation of the hear).

But it’s not a matter of concern. Smokers, if they stop smoking and etc for two weeks before nasal surgery, the condition of their blood vessels will be similar to a non-smoker’s blood vessel.

How many days after nose surgery can you smoke?



Post-surgery cares in smokers

  • In answer to this question, smokers can smoke two weeks after nose surgery, but before that, it’s best to visit their nose surgeon and then smoke.
  • Use the medications prescribed by the doctor regularly.
  •  Avoid going to crowded places that it is possible to hit the nose.
  •  Put two pillows under your head while resting and lying down.
  •  Avoid eating stiff and rough foods that need to chew a lot.
  • For more information on care before and after nose surgery, see the full article available on the website.

What are the complications of nose surgery?


  • We must say that if you are going to have a nose surgery, visit the best nose surgeon for counseling and regard all before and after rhinoplasty cares, you will experience no complications.
  • The only disadvantage of nose surgery is swelling, bruising, runny nose and nasal congestion, which is normal and will eventually be eliminated.

How much is the cost of nasal surgery?

The cost of nose surgery is determined by the wages of the best nose surgeon, the cost of the hospital and its personnel, the cost of medications and tests, the cost of the anesthetist, etc.

Keep in mind that you should not simply refer to any surgeon because of less cost, and initially investigate about the best nose plastic surgeon.

Dr. Farshid Mahboubirad


About the Author

About Dr. mahboubirad Farshid mahboubi rad specialist in ear, nose and throat Dr. Who allocated most of his activities in the field of rhinoplasty and face, spent his general Medical courses at the Shahid Beheshti University Graduated in13 81 and since 85 to 89 has spent expertise times in the field of ear, nose and throat in Amir Alam hospital and Imam Khomeini Hospita | nose surgery

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