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Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
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The very apex of her hump was wide as well as prominent.  The upper part of her dorsum had to be narrowed after removing the hump.

Actually, almost every nose has to be narrowed in the upper dorsum after removing a hump.  You can find a good explanation of why the narrowing is necessary in the rhinoplasty surgery tutorial chapter on narrowing the nasal bones (the surgery tutorials contain explicit photographs taken during surgery).


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Questioner: What is the purpose of massaging nose after rhinoplasty? Do I need to do it if nose is uneven in swelling?
I went to my doctor and forgot to ask him about the unevenness in the swelling of my nose after my rhinoplasty. Since bandage removal post op to now, 7 weeks post op, the right side of nose is still more swollen than the left, and its always been like that. I head about massaging the nose on this website, should I do it? Do some doctors say its mandatory or is it just a recomendation always to help reduce swelling?t I'm just paranoid about my constant uneven swelling on my right side of my nose.
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: Don't massage your nose
Hi,
I know doctors disagree about this, but I'll give you my 2 cents. Don't massage the nose. The doctor put the cartilages and bones in a certain position, and you want them to stay where they were put. Don't push them around by massaging the nose. It won't do anything to decrease the swelling or speed up the maturation of the scar tissue.

It can't help, and it might hurt.

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