Menu Dr Scott Turner
FAQ’s

FAQ’s

_36a5076f_

You will need to wait two weeks or more after surgery before you can resume moderate exercise, to avoid increasing nasal swelling. Resume with gentle exercise only at first, to assist full recovery as soon as possible as your swelling decreases over time.


_fa7df095_

The appearance of bruising during recovery depends on the method of surgery used, for example whether the nasal bones were fractured. The average period will be up to 10 days of facial bruising after rhinoplasty.

Major swelling subsides over three weeks, but minor swelling may last 12 months. Sometimes at 6 weeks we can inject a small amount of steroids to help resolve the swelling more quickly.

_8b959ade_

Dr Turner does not recommend rhinoplasty for patients under the age of 16. It is important that your natural facial features have fully developed prior to undergoing a rhinoplasty procedure.

Surgery to refine the appearance of the nose is best done after a young person has finished growing. This usually means around the age of 17. At the other end of the spectrum, nasal surgery can be done at any age as long as you are in good health.

_4778e752_

Usually incisions for nose surgery are made inside the nose and are not visible. Incisions to the outer nose usually fade to become virtually invisible.

_293c997b_

The first few days after surgery are generally the most painful, particularly when you are moving around or coughing. You will be prescribed pain medication during this period. It is also normal to feel tired and a little slow for a day or two after an anaesthetic. You will have a splint on your nose to maintain its shape during the healing process. Swelling and bruising around the eyes will be noticeable within the first 24 hours after surgery. Ice packs over the eyes will help reduce the swelling. Care should be taken not to wet the splint.

BOOK YOUR CONSULTATION: 1300 437 758

Popular Procedures

Dr Scott J. Turner

Dr Turner has spent a lifetime acquiring the qualifications, education, training and hands on experience to perform superior cosmetic plastic surgery to give you the natural, beautiful results and improved sense of well-being you want.

Dr Turner has set himself apart from the masses of other cosmetic surgeons. His goal has remained the same from the day he elected to become a surgeon: to provide his patients with natural, beautiful results. Today, his thriving practice is testament to what he set out to achieve from the very beginning: changing a person’s quality of life, through self-improvement.

Patient Success Stories

Due to Australian medical guidelines I am unable to publish reviews and testimonials on this website. This is to ensure any opinions or information you read comes from an unbiased and unedited source.

Click on the text links below to view our client success stories.

Accolades& associations

  • ASPS
  • FRACS
  • ASAPS
  • ISAPS
  • TASAPS
Newcastle
Dee Why
North Sydney