After Sinus Graft

  • Treat with ice for the first 48 hours (10 min on 30 min off)
  • No nose blowing, sniff back and wipe nose only
  • Try to avoid sneezing, if necessary open mouth do not pinch nose
  • Nose bleeding is normal and can occur for several days
    (treat by leaning head back, apply ice and direct pressure)
  • Do not be alarmed by the presence of bone granules from nose or mouth some drainage is normal
  • Cheek swelling is normal and to be expected
  • Use over the counter Actifed or Sudafed for 1 week post op
  • NO SMOKING
  • Take all prescription medication

Call office with any further questions