I don't want to go through an actual rhinoplasty. Here are some befores/photoshopped afters:
Droopy nose tip, would cutting the depressor septi muscle and/or fillers help? (photo)
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Droopy nose tip, would cutting the depressor septi muscle and/or fillers help?
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 procedure for drooping tip
The photo shop results shown are a full rhinoplasty, not just releasing the depressor septi Ligament. The depressor septi ligament depresses the tip only with animation not at rest.
Nasal Tip Droop
The droopiness can be definitively corrected with surgery to release the muscle and elevate the tip. If you choose to go the nonsurgical route, then you could consider Botox to relax the depressor muscle knowing that it is a very conservative option.
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Well-performed Rhinoplasty Surgery may be the only way to improve the appearance of your droopy nasal tip.
Based on your profile nasal photos, rhinoplasty surgery may be the only way to elevate and support your droopy tip, and remove your profile hump. You do not appear to be a suitable candidate for non-surgical rhinoplasty treatments.
Hope this helps you.
Web reference: http://ericmjoseph.com/
Get the rhinoplasty
You could probably realize some improvement in tip shape with a filler however the result may go away over time. Cutting the depressor is a surgical procedure. It can help prevent drooping but a tip rhinoplasty would more effectively eliminate the problem. I would see an experienced nose surgeon to discuss pros and cons.
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