prolonged considerations

Nose surgery is not end of your story, but is the beginning of the cares and limitations, which depend on you. You should have cooperation with your surgeon and consider all cares and prescriptions.

  • Use some pillows while sleeping and put your head up. It lasts for about one or two weeks.
  • Avoid any activities which rise your blood pressure and facial blood for 3 months. Activities such as, bending, lifting heavy things, swimming, prolonged walking, exposing to hot weather or eating spicy foods. All of these activities lead to more swelling and prolonged recovery time.
  • Laughing or too many facial movements should be limited for the first 2 months.
  • Smoking increases risk of disorders and problems.
  • Nasal itching remains for few months. Numbing of the nose is common for 3 months.
  • Sneeze with an open mouth.
  • Do the brushing smoothly.
  • Makeup and shaving can be done.
  • Having a sexual intercourse, light activities and exercises, can be started 1 month after surgery.
  • Wearing a sunglass 4 months after surgery.
  • Contact lenses can be used 2 days later.
  • Nasal drips and sprays should use 3 months later.
  • Nasal photography during first 2 months is not valuable due to having swelling and bruising.

prolonged considerations