What would best compliment my face. Should my nose have a curve or be straight from the side profile? (photos)
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What would best compliment my face. Should my nose have a curve or be straight from the side profile?
Kenneth Hughes, MD
Los Angeles, CA
Considering a rhinoplasty
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A rhinoplasty procedure would involve refining the nasal tip cartilages, the bridge and removing any bump in straightening the nasal bones. A rhinoplasty and septoplasty can be performed the same time, but they are two separate procedures.
The photographs also demonstrate a weak chin profile, which makes the appearance of the nose overly projecting. Consider placement of a chin implant to help balance your facial features.
Video imaging is a good way to define patient's expectations of rhinoplasty.
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