Am I a good candidate for Rhinoplasty(Ethnic)? (photos)

Im considering getting ethnic rhinoplasty and have already decided who I want to perform the surgery (& YES I've done my homework) I have a bulbous tip a very small hump on my bridge & a wide nose (More so at the base) Here's what I would like - Alar base reduction, mild narrowing of nasal bridge, hump removed (different ways possible) Bulbous tip corrected. Is this understandable?

Doctor Answers 3

Am I a good candidate for ethnic rhinoplasty?

Hello, and great to hear you did your research with surgeons. All of your concerns are understandable. In general, the goals with ethnic rhinoplasty are as follow:

1) Maintain the distinguishing characteristics of the patients ethnicity
2) Achieve a look that is aesthetically pleasing but also natural.

When choosing an ethnic rhinoplasty surgeon, be sure they are:

1) Well-trained in ethnic rhinoplasty
2) Board certified and fellowship trained

I hope this helps, and best of luck to you.

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Am I a good candidate for Rhinoplasty(Ethnic)?

  All of those changes sound reasonable, but the execution of each of these is the key.  

Kenneth Hughes, MD

Los Angeles, CA


You certainly look like you are a reasonable candidate although other views and really an exam in person would be necessary.

Steven Wallach, MD
Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 18 reviews

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