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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

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Hello,

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


Scottsdale Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 95 reviews

Tip Rhinoplasty will work great

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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.

Kevin Brenner, MD, FACS
Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 15 reviews

Rhinoplasty surgery

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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

Nima Shemirani, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 27 reviews

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

Richard W. Fleming, MD
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 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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