It may look like it, but a bridge piercing doesn’t actually go through bone at all. The bridge piercing actually goes through the skin on the bridge of the nose, which is rather thin, making it a relatively pain-free piercing. The only downside to this thin membrane is that there is a higher risk of rejection.
Similarly one may ask, how long do bridge piercings last?
“A bridge piercing can take eight to 10 weeks, maybe even up to 12 weeks to allow the soft tissue to heal,” says Dr. Paul B. Dean of Skin Resource.MD. After this time, you can change to a shorter curved barbell if needed, but it will take an additional period of several weeks for the inner tissue to heal.
Hereof, can I get a bridge piercing if I wear glasses?
After a while of wearing a bridge piercing, your body gets used to the position and what some would call an obstruction of view. … While you may not be able to see the bridge piercing while wearing your glasses, as long as the piercing is placed in proper position at the top of the bridge, it will not affect anything.
Is a bridge piercing Dangerous?
A variation on this piercing, the vertical bridge piercing is a surface piercing, with all of the risks or potential complications related to surface piercings. The risk of rejection is quite high for this piercing, as it is a surface piercing. There is also a high risk of scarring when the jewellery is removed.
Bridge Piercing Healing Time, Pain, and Aftermath
This piercing takes around 8 to 10 weeks to heal, taking care of it is quite simple and straightforward, and you shouldn’t remove it for at least 12 weeks. Simply allow it to fully heal before you change the piece and pay attention to your body.
Symptoms of piercing rejection
- more of the jewelry becoming visible on the outside of the piercing.
- the piercing remaining sore, red, irritated, or dry after the first few days.
- the jewelry becoming visible under the skin.
- the piercing hole appearing to be getting larger.
- the jewelry looking like it is hanging differently.
Most Painful Piercings
- Daith. A daith piercing is a puncture to the lump of cartilage in your inner ear, above the ear canal. …
- Helix. The helix piercing is placed in the cartilage groove of the upper ear. …
- Rook. …
- Conch. …
- Industrial. …
- Dermal Anchor. …
- Septum. …
Nose piercing may damage a nerve and cause numbness or pain.
Although it appears to go through bone, it only pierces the skin, making this a badass-looking piercing that’s actually quite easy. Like all surface piercings, the bridge piercing has an advanced risk of rejection, and it likely won’t be a permanent fixture.
Bridge piercing aftercare typically includes the following:
- Regularly cleaning the piercing site using a sea salt and water solution and also pure glycerin soap.
- Avoiding swimming and harsh skin products or makeup, as well as minimizing alcohol intake during the healing process.
As one of the few true lip piercings, the Ashley piercing consists of a single puncture through the center of the lower lip, exiting through the back of the lip into the mouth. … The Ashley piercing typically uses a labret stud with a dainty charm, ball, or gemstone sitting on the lower lip.
In case of a bridge piercing or a belly button piercing it is very important to determine whether there is enough free, loose skin available to pierce or not. If there isn’t enough skin the piercing will shift, with time, and eventually the skin will break leaving a nasty scar.
You should only use a sea salt soak to clean your bridge or earl piercing. Avoid using antibacterial soaps or other antibacterial products on the piercing. Antibacterial soap might dry out the piercing, and this can potentially increase the time it takes your piercing to heal.