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What Will my Nose Look Like After Bulbous Correction?

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Rhinoplasty for Bulbous Tip

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The goal of improving the appearance of a bulbous tip with rhinoplasty surgery is to narrow the tip, improve definition, and if necessary to increase projection. Skin thickness will influence what can be achieved.


Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Bulbous and post-op

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Hopefully with rhinoplasty the bulbous look of your tip is improved.  The thinner the skin usually the better the result.

Steven Wallach, MD
Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
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Rhinoplasty Aims To Make The Bulbous Nose Tip More Narrow And Defined

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By definition, a bulbous nose is one with a thick and round-shaped tip. Rhinoplasty offers improvement of the bulbous nose by reshaping the tip to make it more narrow and have less of a round shape. How significant the result will be is partially affected by the thickness of the skin over tip of the nose. Many, but not all, bulbous tips have thick nasal skin. That will limit how narrow and refined it will end up looking as well as how long swelling will persist in the tip of the nose after surgery.

Barry L. Eppley, MD, DMD
Indianapolis Plastic Surgeon
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Rhinoplasty for the bulbous tip.

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How it looks after surgery will depend on what it is like now and how thick the skin is as well as the skill and experience of the surgeon. See an experienced rhinoplasty surgeon for the best result.

Toby Mayer, MD
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Treatment of a bulbous nose

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The goal of correcting a bulbous nose is to make it more narrow and refined. The results would depend on many factors including the thickness and pliability of your skin and the skills of your plastic surgeon.

In consultation with your plastic surgeon, you should review photos to obtain a better idea of what can be expected. Every situation is different.

Steven Turkeltaub, MD
Scottsdale Plastic Surgeon
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Bulbous Nose Shaping

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The correction of a Bulbous Nose should leave you with a narrow sculpted tip. This result is dependent on your skin type and thickness. Using an imaging program can help you visiualize your potential results. Come see us sometime!

Fred Aguilar, III, MD
Houston Plastic Surgeon
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Bulbous nose

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It will be narrowed and more refined.  The intention is to correct any shape abnormailites and make it smaller and symmetrical.

Ricardo A. Meade, MD
Dallas Plastic Surgeon
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What Will Nose Look Like After Bulbous Tip Reduction?

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Hi Liverpool.

It should look more refined and less bulbous.  It also depends upon what your nose looks like to begin with. E-mail some photos for a more precise response.  Good luck and be well.

Dr. P

Michael A. Persky, MD
Los Angeles Facial Plastic Surgeon
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