Will I Have to Remove My Artificial Nails for My Rhinoplasty Surgery
Good news for lovers of beautiful gel or acrylic nails and painted colors. In the old days, the medical staff in the OR would use the color of your nail beds as an indicator of your oxygen levels. Today more modern ways of checking for this exists, meaning your nails can stay. However, the nurses will often prefer that you come to surgery with no polish and no acrylic/gel.
So what to do? Here are your nail and nail polish guidelines:
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