I have very high alar rims. Am I a Candidate for Non-surgical Rhinoplasty? (photo)
Doctor Answers (5)
Non-surgical rhinoplasty to lower rims
- There may be a safer way to inject filler without using a sharp needle that can get into a blood vessel
- It may lower the rims 1mm or so which may be enough to make you happy
- In the end, a surgical rhinoplasty is probably your best bet, you can lift the tip at the same time and prevent it from drooping as you get older
Non surgical treatment for high alar rim arch
Given your photos, I would agree with Dr Chambers. Surgical treatment of the alar rim carries a high risk of complications and this is also true for injectable fillers in this area. I believe the best option may be a trial of botox in the Levator Labii Alaeque Nasi muscle. Best wishes.
Non surgical rhinoplasty for alar rim arch
Thank you for your question.
Firstly, I think you r nose does look very refined and you might not consider changing it.
I agree with my colleagues that nasal cartilage is not very forgiving to be played with. This is true for both surgery and non-surgical procedures.
If you are adamant that you would like to do something about it then I would suggest Botox into nasal alae and a small dose into Levator Labii aquenasii (it is responsible for lifting alae and flaring them). This combined with Silhouette threads to lift the tip of your nose a little will soften the alar arches
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Non surgical rhinoplasty
Injections was placed into this part of the nose can only lead to complications such as necrosis. The best way to bring down alar rim notching is with composite skin grafts. This area the nose is best treated with surgical rhinoplasty.
Non-surgical alar rhinoplasty
I do not think this will work in your case. The alar cartilage is rotated into the high position and fixed, resulting in an arch that you don't like. I don't think that the skin can be enhanced enough with fillers to make that up.
What I really think needs to happen is that the alar cartilages need to be surgically divided, rotated, sculpted, and fixed into position using sutures and grafts.
best to you.
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