My left nostril appears to be lower than the other, i'm wondering if this asymmetry is noticeable and worth being corrected?
Nose/nostril asymmetry? (photo)
Doctor Answers (4)
I would not correct it as the nostril asymmetry is slight.
Kenneth Hughes, MD
Los Angeles, California a
You are correct but the difference is so slight that I'm not sure it's worth trying to fix it. Everyone's face is asymmetric. I doubt that anyone else other than you sees the difference.
Acceptable degree of nasal asymmetry
Everyone's face and nose has a certain degree of asymmetry. Is the asymmetry of your nostrils noticeable to a facial plastic surgeon? Yes. It is noticeable to most of the general public? Probably not. While rhinoplasty could improve the symmetry between your nostrils, it's up to you to decide if it is "worth" it or not.
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