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Alar Width Reduction or a Weir Excision for Wide, Bulbous Nose?

Along with the width of my nose, I really don't like the tip as well it is quite bulbous, the problem is that from side pictures it is very... READ MORE

What Is Typical Alar Base Reduction Healing Time?

I'm about to get an alar base reduction and I was wondering what the average healing time is? I'm concerned because I have about 8 days after... READ MORE

Can the Sides and Base of my Nose Be Made Narrower And/or Thinner?

I had a primary rhinoplasty (three weeks ago) &although I know it is still swollen, I am pretty unhappy with the parts that were left alone. In my... READ MORE

Why The Alar Base Reduction & Tip Plasty Still Looked Wide And Big After The Surgery? (photo)

I had my surgery rhinoplasty performed several 4 days ago in South Korea. It was Alar Base Reduction, Tip Plasty (Ear Cartilage Harvest) and Columella... READ MORE

Will my Nostrils (In Time) Look More Circular Instead of the 'Pinched' Look?

I had my nose bridge narrowed and alar base reduction. Its been 14 days since my surgery and I wanted to know if its extreme swelling where the arrows... READ MORE

Is It Possible to Have Alar Base Reduction, Nose Tip Lift and Nose Bump Removal in One Session?

I'm overall a pretty confident person. There is just one thing that truly bothers me. MY NOSE! I think it's too big for my face. I know that I... READ MORE

What Will Make my Nose Look Better?

My Nose is Awful, Big & Bulbous, Crooked, Hanging Columella, Retracted Ala, over Projected & Not Rotated! Please Guide Me!  I DESPISE... READ MORE

What Techniques Were Used In This Patrick Dempsy Rhinoplasty? (photo)

It may not be good to ask about a celebrity, but Patrick Dempsy had a wide nose before rhinoplasty... You may be able to see by doing a Google search.... READ MORE

Alar Base Reduction with Local Anesthesia After Actual Revision Rhinoplasty

Are there any risks involved with this procedure? My breathing is not perfect. Is there a risk that my breathing be impaired? Are the stitches usually... READ MORE

Expectations For Alar Base Reduction Scarring Vs Rhinoplasty Alone? (photo)

Am considering alar base reduction in addition to rhinoplastery. Is the risk of scarring worth it? Could bridge and tip reduction alone provide... READ MORE

Will Alar Base Reduction Make Bulbous Tip Worse?

I have an oily, thick nose with what I consider a wide nostril base. I was considering having an alar base reduction but i've heard the swelling from... READ MORE

Doctor Refused to Give Me Rhinoplasty, Is This Normal? (photo)

I went to a plastic surgeon and he told me that my nose is nice and he outright refused me told me to go get someone else.I don't like my nose... READ MORE

Nostrils Lost Curve After Alar Reduction

I do not think that my alar reduction was successful. My nostrils seem to have lost their curve. What can be done? Also would dermabrasion help with... READ MORE

I Feel Like I Have a Pug Nose After Alar Reduction, Will It Improve in Time? (photo)

I had alar base reduction performed 5 days ago ( i know it' still early), and I'm still swollen. But I'm very concerned with the fact my... READ MORE

Swelling: Scar Tissue or Deformity?

Hi there, 13 days after a septorhinoplasty to correct a deviated septum/enlarged turbinate plus tip reduction, osteotomy, upper bridge shaved down and... READ MORE

Does This Scar from an Alar Base Reduction Look Like Its Healing Correctly? (photo)

4 days ago,I had a rhinoplasty & alar base reduction. When viewing the scars on my alar base reduction, one scar is healing well and the other has... READ MORE

Do I Need Alar Base Reduction?

I was wondering whether or not alar base reduction would be recommended in my case. Thank you READ MORE

Which Alar Base Reduction Methods Maintains Most Natural Nostril Curve?

Hello, what method of alar base reduction maintains the most natural nostril curve with the lowest risk of retraction or a notched look? Thanks! READ MORE

What Kind of Scarring Would I Have with Alar Base Reduction?

I've come to the conclusion that Id like a wedge excision procedure (just want to reduce the alar flare without reducing nostril size). However,... READ MORE

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