I have an upturned nose with large nostril, want to derotate the tip or at least create the illuison of doing so.
Columella tuck a possible solution? (photo)
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Columellar plasty procedure
A side profile of the nose is required to make any decisions regarding columellar-plasty. The columellar-plasty procedure involves shaving down cartilage and skin on both sides of the columella within incisions located inside the nose. For many examples of a columellar-plasty , please see the link below
Treatment of the hanging columella and possible short nose.
Treatment of the hanging columella and possible short nose. I need to see better photographs to tell you whether removal of the excess hanging columella will give you what you want. If not then this can be lengthened.
Columella tuck a possible solution?
Sometimes this can create that illusion, but I cannot make a recommendation from the single picture.
Find a plastic surgeon with ELITE credentials who performs hundreds of rhinoplasties and rhinoplasty revisions each year. Then look at the plastic surgeon's website before and after photo galleries to get a sense of who can deliver the results.
Kenneth Hughes, MD
Los Angeles, CA