What should I be looking for as a final result after my Septorhinoplasty? (photos)
9 months ago
I am due for a septo rhinoplasty and am sure about osteotomy to thin down the bridge. The nostrils also are uneven including shape and their distance from the lips, Do you recommend : 1. Pulling the left nostril down a bit to bring it in line with the right. 2. Reduce the width of the nose from the tip 3. Do I also need tip refinement and a little upward turn of the nose.
Doctor Answers (2)
- From the pics, the tip does not look very crooked
- It is very difficult to get perfect symmetry when you start out asymmetrically
- At the very least, the tip can be refined, the profile looks very nice and I would not go too crazy on changing the shape of it
I would recommend refinement of the tip and bridge with alar base reduction.
Kenneth Hughes, MD
Los Angeles, CA
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