The hump can be reduced and the nose straightened through a closed rhinoplasty approach without a visible scar to produce a natural result.
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
The dorsal hump is composed of both bone and cartilage and is quite evident in patients with thin skin as in this photograph. Shaving down the hump and can be accomplished to make the dorsal hump removed, and then osteotomies will be required of the nasal bones to straighten and narrow them. The rhinoplasty procedure is an outpatient surgical procedure that takes approximately an hour and a half under general anesthesia and expect 10 to 14 days of visible bruising and swelling after the procedure. For made examples, please see link below to our rhinoplasty photo gallery
You could have improvement with a rhinoplasty but an exam in person is essential to determine what needs to be done.
Thank you for your question and for submitting photos. Attractive noses are those that have a pleasing proportion. With rhinoplasty we are taking the portions of one's nose that are out of proportion and putting them into better proportion. This is done by changing the boney and cartilaginous framework of the nose. Parts of your nose are out of proportion and could be brought into better proportion. The remainder of the nose, the parts you'd like preserved such as the tip, can be left unchanged. Changes in the upper part of the nose can be fairly precise. Risks of rhinoplasty are very small. It is important that you find a board certified plastic surgeon who does many rhinoplasties (not all plastic surgeons do.) Ask to see before and after photos.