What should be done after having Rhinoplasty?
Nose surgery needs some after-cares that by considering all of them under supervision of nose surgeon it is possible that to pass convalescence easily .in this article we try to answer your questions regarding cares after having Rhinoplasty. You have to remember that considering your diet, ways of taking medicines and ointment and also taking shower based on guide paper can be so helpful for the patient during this time after nose surgery. ( What should be done after having Rhinoplasty )
In general: at the end of Rhinoplasty a tampon is put inside your nose that should be there for 1 or 2 days. In the first days after nose surgery it is suggested that for decreasing bruises around eyes use ice compressor and if no pressure imposes to your nose you can put it on your eyes. After that tampon is removed by nose surgeon or his assistant and then nose is become cool by using normal saline and you have to wash your nose with 5 cc syringes 3 or 4 times in a day. you should anoint inside of your nose with an ointment .do not use ear pick for anointing inside of your nose .during this time have soft food diet . If you have runny nose by a Kleenex clean it gently .do not blow your nose severely. Splint is remained on your nose for one week which should not become wet or loosen. After passing 7 days by consultation with your nose surgeon you can take a bath in order to splint of your nose become wet and separated from your nose easily. You have to pay attention that after removing splint of nose till bone of nose is healed (2 to 3 weeks) you have to sleep on your back .put small pillows in two sides of your neck in order to when you are asleep and turn to your sides these small pillows do not allow your nose be touched with your neck sides so nose and bone are healed straightly. Also your nose surgeon should teach you how to tape your nose. ( What should be done after having Rhinoplasty)