Philtrum just blends into my nose. Is there anything I can do to set back my philtrum? (photos)
9 months ago
There is almost no angle between my philtrum and my nose. It's as if my philtrum runs straight to the tip of my nose. It's very embarrassing and I hate it. My philtrum protrudes and I look ugly is there anything I can do to set back my philtrum?
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Rhinoplasty candidate for protruding philtrum
To reduced the prominent philtrum, nasal spine resection along with a columellar- Plasty is required. This can be done as a stand-alone procedure, or as part of a rhinoplasty. For many examples of columellar-plasty, please see the link below
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Philtrum just blends into my nose. Is there anything I can do to set back my philtrum?
The area at the nose lip junction can be deepened.
Kenneth Hughes, MD
Los Angeles, CA...................
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