Am I Too Young For Rhinoplasty?

planning to get rhinoplasty i am 14 years old but turning 15. I know alot may say your to young to get rhinoplasty,but my nose will never grow since its flat it has always been like that since i was a baby.when i place a finger on the edge of my nose and push it down it goes all the way with no problem . My nostrials are also uneven, i really want my bridge to be up and defined.I cant breathe well because its a little bit difficult to inhale air with such little room.

Doctor Answers (3)

Too Young for Rhinoplasty

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Age 15 for females (and 17 for males) is the earliest i would perform a cosmetic rhinoplasty.  As long as you have parental approval you can undergo a rhinoplasty, especially if it causes you breathing problems.


Los Angeles Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Age for Rhinoplasty in a Young Female

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First of all, I agree with you analysis of your nose. You are not too young for a rhinoplasty as long as you have parental approval. Over the last 35 years I've done many rhinoplasties for young ladies like yourself.

Richard W. Fleming, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Am I Too Young For Rhinoplasty?

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    If you have finished growing, it is not unreasonable to consider a rhinoplasty with the approval of your parents.  The consultation with a surgeon will be important to determine if the goals are appropriate and your suitability as a rhinoplasty candidate.   Kenneth Hughes, MD Los Angeles, CA

Kenneth B. Hughes, MD
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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