A rhinoplasty can straighten a twisted nose without making the nose smaller. It just depends on what has created a twisted nose, be it nasal bones, upper lateral cartilage, or the tip cartilages. In addition, the septum may also need to be addressed as many times it is fractured and twisted as well.
The answer to your question is yes. Straightening the nose does not change its size directly. However, straightening a nose will change its appearance, and may give it an illusion of looking larger or smaller. Just make certain that you communicate all of your desires to your surgeon.
The short answer to your question is yes. Rhinoplasties can be thought of in three broad categories, reduction, augmentation and strictly redefining or straightening. So you can have a rhinoplasty to just straighten your nose if you so desire, but I would make sure that both you and your surgeon are on the same page and that other obvious issues are also addressed so that it can be done at one surgical procedure. I hope this information helps.
Rhinoplasty to Straighten the Nose Without Making it Smaller
Yes, the nose can be straightened without being made smaller. It is very important that you convey your wishes with your rhinoplasty surgeon and you trust that your surgeon will follow through. Good luck and be well.
Rhinoplasty, like most other terms for the surgery we do, refers to the area of surgery, not the exact procedure done. What we do during “Rhinoplasty” depends on what you need. If the nose needs to be smaller, we make it smaller. If it doesn’t, we deal with the other issues, such as straightening the nose as in your case.
In general, there is no need to make the nose smaller in terms of height in order to correct a twisted nose. If you have a bump from the fracture, you can choose to bring the bump down. The overall height of the tip and bridge does not need to change.
The only other thing to be aware of is that to make a twisted nose straight is actually one of the more difficult challenges in rhinoplasty so make sure you go with a surgeon who has experience both with the aesthetic...