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Injuries Leading to Tissue Damage Causing my Nose to Widen, Can It Be Fixed and Look Natural?

I am a competitive cheerleader and have had many girls fall onto my face out of the air and competition.practice. Always getting it checked doctors say only tissue is damaged. But I notice my nose is wider and lost its shape of before. Can this be fixed and look natural?

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No signs of trauma

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Your nose appears normal despite the trauma inflicted.  You have a wide bulbous tip that can be refined with a rhinoplasty.  A profile view could help to assess whether dorsal reduction would be indicated as well.  I would recommend it as long as further risk of injury is diminished.


Fort Lauderdale Plastic Surgeon
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Narrowing nose that has widened by repeated injuries

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The nose can certainly be narrowed from a preexisting standpoint by suturing the nasal tip cartilages in such a fashion to look natural.  This will give a more angular and sculpted look to the tip rather than being so round and bulbous.  If there is a hump on the nasal bridge, it can also be addressed.

William Portuese, MD
Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Rhinoplasty to narrow nose

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Based on your photos it appears that you would be a good candidate for surgery - but it is hard to tell whether the width of your nose is related to the past injury or not

Sam Naficy, MD
Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Your nose can be narrowed and definition improved with rhinoplasty surgery. However, don't do the surgery until you have stopped competing and getting hit in the nose.

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Rhinoplasty for the wide nose with a bulbous tip and hump.

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Rhinoplasty for the wide nose with a bulbous tip and hump will give you what you want a prettier nose with a more feminine tip. Choose an experienced rhinoplasty surgeon for the best result.

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