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.
Likewise, people ask, are bridge piercings 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.
Moreover, do bridge piercings make you go cross-eyed?
Do Bridge Piercings Make You Cross–Eyed? Contrary to the rumor that a bridge piercing will make you cross–eyed, no Erl piercees have reported any involuntary eye-crossing. In fact, most forget it’s even there. … Just make sure it’s pierced up high enough and you should be fine.
What’s the most painful piercing?
The genitals are by far the most sensitive ears of our bodies, so no one needs to convince you that it’ll be the most painful piercing you can ever get.
The bridge piercing should be fully healed after 12 weeks but sometimes the piercing will reject during healing. In other cases, a bridge piercing will unexpectedly reject after being healed for several years.
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.
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. … Proper aftercare of your bridge piercing is highly important.
Since it pierces the soft skin, there is a chance that the piercing could experience rejection or migration. Rejection happens when you place a foreign object in your body (which in this case is the piercing), and your body considers it a threat to your health (via Byrdie).
It takes a long time to close completely, a few months, but you will have small scars at the entry points for the rest of your life. You’ll totally notice them yourself when you look in a mirror, but it’s doubtful anyone else would, especially if you wear glasses.
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.
around 8 to 10 weeks
Size wise, the recommended barbell length for bridge piercing jewelry is anywhere from 1/2” to 5/8” depending on the width of your nose. Unlike many other piercings, the bridge piercing is not known for massive swelling during aftercare, so there is no need to get an extra lengthy barbell.
Bridge piercings can cost anywhere from $40 to $90, depending on the price of the jewelry as well as the procedure. It should be done correctly in order to avoid jewelry rejection so make sure you find a piercer with surface piercing expertise.