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Would it be possible to restore my nose back to it's pre-jaw surgery look? (photos)

I just want to first say I am so happy with my double jaw surgery results. I posted my review here on realself and it has changed my life and I can't thank my surgeons enough! I know when surgery is performed on the upper jaw the nose can become more bulbous looking or wider so I was wondering if I could restore mine to it's original look? I don't want to go through another long recovery process. Thank you for any reccomandations!

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Rhinoplasty candidate for bulbous tip reduction and narrowing a wide nose

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 The rhinoplasty procedure can narrow the wide nose with a variety of techniques. The procedure can be performed with all incisions placed inside the nose, also known as a closed rhinoplasty.  To narrow a  wide  bridge line, osteotomies of the nasal bones are required. To narrow a wide and bulbous tip, suture techniques are applied to the lower lateral cartilages, and sometimes a conservative cartilage removal is also performed simultaneously. Rhinoplasty is performed as an outpatient procedure under brief general anesthetic. For many examples of narrowing a wide nose with rhinoplasty, please see the  link below


Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 57 reviews

Would not recommend surgery for your nose.

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You appear to have received an excellent result from the maxillofacial surgery. The nose looks fine to me. If you want changes consider video imaging.

Vincent N. Zubowicz, MD
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 8 reviews

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