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					Rhinoplasty is one of the most common forms of plastic surgery. For being so
seemingly insignificant, it is also one of the surgeries that can make the biggest
difference in a person 鈥檚 appearance. Having said that, you may be concerned
about the recovery process. Rest assured that your doctor will provide you with all of
the information and instruction you need to make a healthy and full recovery.
However, if you still feel hesitant about what is to come, here are some tips on getting
back to normal after your operation.
  Once your procedure is finished, you can expect that your doctor will use packing to
fill your nose. This is put in place after a rhinoplasty procedure to help the nose keep
its shape. The bones and cartilage will not be strong enough at first to handle the load
on their own. The packing will give it the extra support it needs during this sensitive
time. While it can be a bit uncomfortable, particularly during those first couple of
days, you 鈥檒 l want to leave it alone. Do not remove the packing unless you have
been explicitly told to do so by your surgeon. Doing so early could have dire effects
on your results and recovery.
  Everyone is different when it comes to how long they take to recover from various
forms of plastic surgery. While there is no 鈥渙 ne size fits all 鈥?recovery strategy,
most people recommend taking two weeks off from work to recover fully from the
procedure. Some return to work earlier than that and some return later. You may not
need that much time off, but it is better to be prepared for the worst. If you have
summer vacation time, that would make the best opportunity to have a procedure of
this kind.
  Many patients have difficulty getting to sleep in the first few days after the surgery.
This is especially true if you are used to breathing through your nose. You 鈥檒 l have
to switch to breathing through your mouth for a few days, just as you would if you
had a bad cold. It is usually advisable to sleep in a recliner or in some form of upright
position as well. Keeping your head elevated is a major part of making sure the
swelling doesn 鈥檛 get out of control. Your doctor will have prescribed pain
medication; however, this will likely have a drowsing effect and could help you get to
sleep.
  Once you have decided on undergoing the procedure, be sure to consider what your
body can handle, and how you can prepare yourself for the recovery period. Without
proper consideration, you place your health as well as your appearance at risk.
  In Boston, rhinoplasty surgery is popular among many who wish to transform their
appearance. To learn more, visit: http://drmossthebeautyboss.com/

				
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