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Sleeping on One Side - Nostril Differences?

can this affect the way your bose looks? my nostrils were very even and now i find one is a lot more flared than the other and is kind of higher up and more "open" and the other seems to be going down, which is also the side i sleep on. should i not sleep on that side? switch sides to make things even? :P i find it very difficult to sleep upright, i didnt think we needed to sleep that way for so long.

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Sleep position for nostril differences

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 Sleep position at night has no bearing on size, shape, or symmetry of the nostrils. A unilateral alar-plasty can be performed in an attempt to make  the nostrils more symmetrical


Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Sleeping position has no effect on nasal anatomy.

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Sleeping on one side or another will not affect the anatomy of the nose. Except for trauma the anatomy of the nose is determined exclusively by genetics.

Vincent N. Zubowicz, MD
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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