Basically my nose feels soft on one side however on the other side it feels like there is too much bone and cartilidge which gives my nasal tip and lower part of nose a bent and unstraight appearance. The nasal tip further droops more on one side. What exactly is this and how could it be corrected?
Nasal tip is not straight and points to right side. What exactly is this and how could it be corrected? (photo)
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Nasal tip is not straight and points to right side. What exactly is this and how could it be corrected?
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
Web reference: http://www.hughesplasticsurgery.com/Rhinoplasty.php
Rhinoplasty for crooked nasal tip
Asymmetry of the tip and mid third of the nose can be caused from either congenital or traumatic reasons. A concave upper lateral cartilage is best addressed with a spreader graft (composed of the patient's own cartilage) inserted underneath the concave side. Tip suturing techniques and or cartilage removal/ grafting and make adjustments to the asymmetrical tip when needed. For many examples please see the link below to our rhinoplasty photo gallery
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