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How long does swelling last after a brow lift?

Swelling can be expected after brow lift surgery, and can take several weeks to fully resolve.   If you have noticed some of the visible signs of ageing on your forehead and brow, such as frown lines and sagging eyebrows, you might consider a brow lift. The procedure helps to...

What is a tension tip?

A 'tension tip' nose features a high nasal bridge and protruding tip.  A 'tension tip' -- also called a 'tension nose' -- is a relatively common nasal shape, which can safely be altered through plastic surgery. Read on to learn more about what a tension tip looks like, and how...

What to expect from a facelift

A facelift helps to improve the signs of ageing on the neck and face. If you have noticed a loss of skin elasticity in your face and neck, you might consider a facelift. Sagging, lines and wrinkles are all common concerns, but the good news is that these issues can...

Are Forehead Incisions Necessary for a Facelift?

Question: I am a balding man who is interested in having a facelift. My only trepidation is that the procedure will require lengthy incisions on my forehead, drawing even more attention to that area of my body. Can this be accomplished in a different way? Answer: You are in luck!...

What Amount of Swelling is Normal after Rhinoplasty Surgery?

Question: I underwent rhinoplasty surgery approximately three weeks ago, and my nose is still very much swollen. Is this normal? Could something be wrong? Answer:Unfortunately, swelling and rhinoplasty go hand and hand, and it really does take a while for the swelling to subside completely. Depending on the type of...

Can You Tell Me How to Diagnose a Broken Nose?

Question: I was in a bit of an altercation and my nose was hurt as a result. It is painful and swollen. How can I tell if it is broken? Answer:Chances are, if the nose is excessively bruised and swollen, there is probably a good chance that it is broken....

What is the Typical Rhinoplasty Recovery Time?

Question:I am considered rhinoplasty surgery, and have a couple of questions regarding the recovery time and what I should expect as a result. How long does it take for the swelling to go down? How long to heal completely? When can I go back to work? Answer:As you could imagine,...

What are the Chances of Bleeding to Death during Rhinoplasty Surgery?

Question:I am a pretty heavy bleeder, even if I just cut myself accidentally. I am having rhinoplasty surgery in the next couple weeks and am absolutely terrified of bleeding to death as a result. Help! Answer: To alleviate your overall worries, you should have a full set of blood work...

Is it Okay to Consume Alcohol after Rhinoplasty?

Question: Although I am not a big drinker, I often partake in a glass of wine or two during social gatherings. Is it okay to have alcohol after rhinoplasty surgery? If so, how long after? Answer:It is certainly okay to have a glass or wine of two after your surgery,...

Are Nosebleeds Common After a Nose Job? If So, to what Degree?

Question:I had a lump in my nose that I was not happy with, so had a nose job to remove it. On the eighth day that followed the surgery, I woke up to a nose bleed that caused me to spit up a blood clot, and expel two more from...

Is Loud Music Okay after Rhinoplasty?

Question: I had rhinoplasty surgery around three months ago, and am now ready to head back into the club scene. Is loud music going to affect my results? Answer: The short answer is no. The music will not affect your results at all. However, getting hit in the nose by...

Is Severely Dry and Hard Skin a Normal Side Effect of Rhinoplasty?

Question: I am exactly two weeks removed from having rhinoplasty surgery. The skin on and around my nose is severely dry and hard. Is this normal? Why is it like this? Answer: The hardness should not be a worry, especially if skin cartilage grafts were part of the operation. The...