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Good Candidate for Tip Rhinoplasty?

Hi, I am 26 years old and have always disliked the tip of my nose. I feel like it is too bulbous and takes away from the rest of my face. I am wondering (based on my pictures) if I would be a good candidate for tip rhinoplasty. I am not interested in a completely new nose-just a smaller tip. Also, what is the cost in California for this (im not rich)?! Thanks.

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Yes, you are a good "tip" rhinoplasty candidate



Thank you for the question.  You could certainly get a great result from a rhinoplasty procedure focused on your nasal tip only.  Your plastic surgeon will also likely recommend a columella strut for tip support.  The price in california varies widely but most should be about 6-10 K.

All the best,

Dr. Remus Repta

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Scottsdale Plastic Surgeon
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Tip Rhinoplasty will work great


Based on your photos, a tip rhinoplasty will likely work well for you. However, your internal airway must also be evaluated.  I would also suggest placement of a strut to your tip in order to allow adequate support and projection.

Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon
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Rhinoplasty surgery


Dear luvmyself2012,

  • Yes, you can refine the tip alone and not touch the rest
  • The cost depends on what part of California you are in and how much of a change you would like
  • On realself, you can find out average prices for rhinoplasty in your area

Best regards,

Nima Shemirani

Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Tip Rhinoplasty


You are an excellent candidate for a limited rhinoplasty procedure to refine your nasal tip. Discuss your goals with an experienced surgeon.

Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Good Candidate for Tip Rhinoplasty?


 Aesthetically speaking, from the photos provided the nasal tip does appear a bit wide.  A Closed Tip-Plasty, without a full Rhinoplasty could thin and refine the nasal tip.  Benefits are shorter surgery and recovery time versus complete Rhinoplasty.  Hope this helps.

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Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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