HELP! what are the best procedures for my nose? (Photos)
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HELP! what are the best procedures for my nose?
Find a board certified plastic surgeon 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
I agree with my colleagues answer below you will see great results with work on the tip of nose and nostrils very common with asian ethnicity. Its not so important as to where you have surgery done by whom, find a plastic surgeon that specializes in rhinoplasty procedures.
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No nasal implant
Likely because of your mixed heritage /ethnicity, the bridge of your nose is adequate, and therefore, you probably don't require augmentation ("implant"--these are indeed common in Asian countries. Otherwise, you would benefit from work on your tip to define and rotate it (turn it up) a bit (not too much). Your skin appears thick so it's unlikely that surgery will make it too thin and unnatural appearing. You should note that because of the way your upper jaw is positioned, the columella (the part between your tip and lip) is retruded. Pushing this down with grafting would help with your appearance. Regarding where to have surgery, there are excellent rhinoplasty surgeons in both S. Korea and the U.S. Just find one who is experienced which should not be a problem for you Good luck!
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