How Long Do Stitches Last After Rhinoplasty Recovery?

How Long Do Stitches Last After Rhinoplasty Recovery?

How Long Do Stitches Last After Rhinoplasty Recovery?

So the question is, how long do the stitches last during a rhinoplasty? During rhinoplasty, several types of stitches are used. Many of the stitches used in the under surface remain in place for 2 to 3 months, most patients don’t see those and can’t palpate them. The incisions that we place externally for example right between the nostrils in the area called the columella, we often use a dissolveable stitch that lasts about a week. You will see those, and it will look like small skin-colored stitches that come up from the skin, but they dissolve on their own and don’t require removal.

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