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Rhinoplasty: Does It Help to Know What You Want? (photo)

I have an idea of what kind of nose I'm looking to achieve through rhinoplasty. I want a small rounded button nose. Is it possible to make my ideas reality through surgery?

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Very important to know what you want before rhinoplasty.

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Hi.

1)  The most important thing is to know what you want, and to make sure your surgeon understands what you want.

2)  The surgeon then has to decide if what you want is a good idea for you (in your case I think it is) and if it is doable in terms of your anatomy.  Of course you cannot put someone else's nose on your face, but your general expectations are doable.


Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
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Rhinoplasty: Does It Help to Know What You Want?

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Absolutely. The most important aspect of your consultation should be articulating what you want and ensuring that your surgeon is hearing you. Video imaging is a great tool to ensure that you and your surgeon are on the same page. This can also confirm that your surgeon believes that they can make the changes that you are seeking. I hope this information is helpful.

Stephen Weber MD, FACS

Weber Facial Plastic Surgery

Stephen Weber, MD, FACS
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