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Rotation of the nasal tip
Great question. Yes, most pictures do show a dorsal hump removal as this is usually the one feature of the nose that is most noticeable and improved upon. The nasal tip is another region of the nose that is addressed with a rhinoplasty. Elevating the tip, also known as increasing rotation, can be performed for the right patient. It is always best to get a consultation with a rhinoplasty specialist to get a thorough evaluation including photos and computer imaging. Best of luck.
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Hi Harley. Never any foolish questions. Tip reshaping is a very reasonable rhinoplasty objective. Tip elevation is also a reasonable goal. This typically involves an open rhinoplasty approach. The soft tissues are gently elevated, allowing direct access to the alar cartilages that comprise the nasal tip. This cartilages are then sculpted and sutured.
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Anand Shah MD
Rhinoplasty - Tip Reshaping
Yes, it is possible and quite common. During the primary consultation,
discuss with your physician your aesthetic goals. The actual method of
reshaping the tip of your nose will depend on various factors, including your
skin thickness, tip cartilage, and desired look. It is important that you feel
comfortable with the plastic surgeon’s suggestions as this can be a permanent
procedure. Good luck!
Yes. That is possible and one of the more common types of rhinoplasty. A droopy or boxy tip is often what prompts a desire for rhinoplasty. Just choose your board-certified plastic surgeon, carefully. Make sure that rhinoplasty is something that they specialize in. Good luck.
Rhinoplasty Esthetic Results
Yes, Rhinoplasty can certainly raise the tip of a nose. Rhinoplasty can successfully modify many different areas of the nose, so the most important factor is that you choose a qualified surgeon (ie: a Facial Plastic Surgeon) to perform the surgery. Rhinoplasty is a highly specialized procedure and choosing and expert from a reputable facility is of utmost importance in order to achieve the specific aesthetic results you are looking for. Use of a 3D imaging system during your consultation will be helpful to make sure you and the surgeon are unified in the end goal.
Changing the tip with rhinoplasty
Yes, you can raise the tip of the nose and reshape it during rhinoplasty. How you do it depends on each nose. It can be by removing cartilage, but there are other ways to do it that work better in different kinds of noses. In a consultation with a plastic surgeon, they can tell you what would be the best way for you, if you are a good candidate and what the possible outcome could be.
Simple Rhinoplasty Question?
Thank you for your question. Alterations to the tip of the nose such as refinement and rotation are common components of rhinoplasty surgery. The most important part of any rhinoplasty surgery is to consult with your plastic surgeon for a detailed assessment and discussion about you ideals and expectations. That way you can work together to achieve your goals.
Best of luck!
Dr Guy Watts
Lifting the Tip While Removing Excess Cartilage
Yes, it is very possible to lift the tip of a nose to give it a more defined appearance. Though your case must be further evaluated in person at a consultation appointment, lifting a drooping tip is a very common procedure conducted during a rhinoplasty. And, it is also possible to remove extra cartilage that surrounds the nose that can give you a bulbous, fatty look. Many surgeons offer computer imaging software through which you can design your new nose, but it is important that you keep realistic expectations.
It is possible to raise the tip of the nose or maybe completely reshape it.
It is possible to lift the tip and do removal of cartilage but overall it would come down to if you are a candidate for it, if it will help you appearence in a nice and symmetrical way, during the evaluation your plastic surgeon would let you know why and or why not it would be good for you but overall the mission you surgeon should and would have is to do what is best for you and will give you the best outcome even if it means saying no to what you want, because sometimes what a patient want isn't necessarily what is best your surgeon will steer you in the right direction.
Simple Rhinoplasty Question?
Your question was whether the tip can be raised or changed in rhinoplasty. The answer is yes, changing the shape of the nose involves correcting the tip as well. During the consultation the nose is examined as a whole to see what needs to be changed based on the patient's preference. You are right in that most photos show the hump removed, it is very easy to show that change, and it is dramatic on a lateral view. It is the front view that you should look at to see the change in the shape of the nasal tip. this change is harder to see in a photo unless care was taken in taking the before and after photos.