Patients who decide to have a rhinoplasty performed should understand that the operation is only the first part of the process. The way to truly guarantee success from this surgery is to take care of yourself during the recovery. You will typically have to change your workout schedule, your eating habits and in some cases, what you wear, to avoid bumping or damaging the nose. After your surgery, you will usually also have to adjust your skincare routine, to avoid irritating the healing incisions or causing any sort of problems.
Cleansing Your Face
Wash your face on a daily basis in order to cleanse the skin and help prevent infection near the incision site. It is important to use mild, non-scented cleansers in order to wash your face. You will want to be gentle so as not to disrupt the healing process or skew the results of the surgery, but you do want to make sure you keep your skin as clean as possible. A fragrance-free hypoallergenic moisturizer also should be used in order to keep your skin from becoming dry and itchy during the recovery. Continue reading