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RHINOPLASTY

POST-OP INSTRUCTIONS

 

 

  1. Elevate head of bed for 3-4 days until swelling resolves

 

  1.  Ice to nose/eyes tonight will help minimize swelling/bruising

 

  1.  Normal shower/washing.  Splint should stay in place until

                           removed by the doctor.

 

  1.  Change drip pad whenever needed (if it becomes saturated).

                           Avoid blowing nose for about 1-2 weeks.  Expect some nasal

                           drip/drainage for the next 1-2 days.

 

  1.  Take pain medication/anti-nausea medication if needed.

                           You will not need the antibiotics after tomorrow.  Skip

                           tonight’s dose if you feel nauseated.  Begin steroid dose

                           pack tomorrow.

 

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350 Blountville Highway

Bristol, Tennessee  37620

 

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