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Is It Possible for Surgery to Reduce the Width and Projection of my Nose? (photo)

I've always felt very uncomfortable with the size of my nose. I was just wondering whether surgery could help me with this problem or if it will simply unbalance my face. If it is a realistic option and how much would it likely cost?

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Surgery to reduce projection and width of nose

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Rhinoplasty will certainly decrease the overall projection of the nasal tip, the nose itself and narrow the bridge line.  The projection of the nose is decreased by shaving down the anterior projecting caudal septum.  Narrowing of the bridge is performed with osteotomies which will narrow the nasal bones in the upper lateral cartilage.  Any other minor tip adjustments can be done at the same time.

Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Rhinoplasty surgery

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Dear NewUser21,

  • Yes, a rhinoplasty can make your nose more in balance with your face
  • The cost depends on how much work needs to be done, and it start at around 5K depending on the city you live in and the surgeon

Best regards,

Nima Shemirani

Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Is it possible to reduce the width and projection of my nose?

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Yes, rhinoplasty could accomplish both of those goals. It would be better to see a full profile of you including your chin to better comment about your facial balance.

Fort Lauderdale Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Is It Possible for Surgery to Reduce the Width and Projection of my Nose?

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 Yes, a Rhinoplasty would be able to thin the nose and reduce the over-projected nasal tip which are accurate assessments of the nasal aesthetics IMHO.  The chin is also weak and should be augmented using a Chin Implant as this will balance the nose and entire lower face on profile.  Hope this helps.

Web reference: http://www.drfpalmer.com

Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Subtle rhinoplasty to decrease projection and narrow the nose.

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Subtle rhinoplasty to decrease projection and narrow the nose can be done. I like natural noses where "less is more" while other surgeons like the opposite. Pick an experienced surgeon who does the kind of noses you like.

Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 10 reviews

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