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Rhinoplasty, smoking ?

I m having rhinoplasty wed of next week but i stopped smoking weed 1 week before is that ok and when can i start to smoke weed again after surgery?is it 1week or two?
Asked On : Tue, 13 Mar 2012
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Cosmetic & Plastic Surgeon 's  Response
Dear Dwan
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You should avoid any kind of smoking for atleast three weeks before undergoing any cosmetic surgical procedures, and avoid the same for another three weeks postoperatively. however it also depents on your age, and condition of your blood vessels and might be required for longer
Answered: Thu, 10 May 2012
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Dermatologist Dr. Puvvula Kishore Kumar's  Response
Hi...dear dwan..,
Thanks for choosing HCM..,
U better to stop smoking permenantly..,
Bcos...if U start smoking again, it will irritate the mucosa..,
and get problem again...So why U are inviting problem again.,
So tappers the smoking slowly., and stop permenantly..,
Answered: Tue, 3 Jul 2012
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General Surgeon Dr. Rajat Gupta's  Response
Hi Dwan

It is advisable to stop smoking as long before and after surgery as possible. However 3 weeks before and 6 weeks after surgery is acceptable norm

Hope it helps

Dr. Rajat Gupta
Answered: Tue, 3 Jul 2012
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