Question : I am 44 years old, the father of three young children, and really have a huge nose. I have been thinking about getting a nose job for some time, mostly for professional reasons. How long after rhinoplasty does someone’s nose feel like their own, with no swelling or stiffness or pain?
Answer : Most of my patients feel really well after the first month. The cast usually comes off the nose after a week. There is still some swelling at that time, but this gradually improves. The nose continues to heal for one full year. Most people are very satisfied with the results around one to three months.