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I think my nose (nostril & columella) is too big for my face. What do you think?

I have rhinoplasty at the end of this week. My concern is that my surgeon only wants to shave the Bump off. I've been told that my nose is fine but I just want a second opinion as far as my nose being too big for my face.

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Nasal Tip Balance

Your concern about your nose is appreciated. You have an imbalance of the tip called a hanging columella. It is caused by the same thing that creates the hump in your nose, overgrowth of the septum. This needs to be addressed at the time of rhinoplasty. A second, or third opinion, if needed, will help you gain better understanding of your options. Select the surgeon with whom you have the greatest confidence and repore with. Good luck. 

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Consider tip work

While the bump on the nose is an issue, I'm concerned about the tip region as well.  It appears to hang down a bit and, in my opinion, it would look better with refinement in that area.  Good luck!

John Frodel, MD
Atlanta Facial Plastic Surgeon
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