1. Don’t wear glasses for 1-2 month(s) after rhinoplasty. Put on very light glasses if necessary and stick them to your forehead using adhesive tapes in order to prevent the nose being under the weight of glasses.
  2. It’s not recommended to wear mask for two months following rhinoplasty, because it also puts pressure on the nose.
  3. Refrain strenuous exercise for 2-3 months after rhinoplasty. You can do light exercise, walking and jogging 4 weeks after rhinoplasty. Swimming and diving are forbidden for 2 months and 6 months respectively after rhinoplasty.
  4. Don’t lie prone for 1.5 months after rhinoplasty lest you bump your nose. Lateral recumbent is permitted.
  5. Direct exposure to the blazing sun is forbidden for 2-5 months, as sunlight leads to a delay in recovery and leave a more lasting scar.
  6. Numbness and tingling sensation in upper and lower lips is normal and is not a matter of concern.
  7. Bruising around the eyes following rhinoplasty relieves within 1-2 week(s). The swelling on the face also resolves within 2-4 weeks after rhinoplasty. But swollen nose will completely reduce after 6 months to 2 years depending the patient’s skin type.
  8. You have probably heard people without scientifically accurate information give you some advice about refraining from bending the head, claiming that it will begin to droop. Don’t heed these ignorant remarks. You can bend your head down and no harm befalls you.
  9. Gharooni himself replace adhesive tapes on your nose in the first weeks after surgery. Thereafter, Dr. Gharooni trains you to replace the tapes.
  10. Remember to use so much tape that your physician has instructed and don’t listen to your friends, relatives and neighbors’ advice in this respect.

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