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Will an Alar Wedge Excision Narrow my Nose?

I have always had a wide nose, but in the last few years my nose has become wider. It is the widest when I smile and I believe that my nose is too... READ MORE

Is It Possible to Reduce Nostril Flare with Internal Excisions?

Everytime I go to a consultation (in Houston, TX) and I ask doctors how they will address my nostrils they say "I will make incisions to the... READ MORE

Can a Nostril Wedge Excision Be Performed on my Nose?

Hi there, I had an open rhinoplasty about 1 month ago now. Bulbous tip reduced, tip rotated upward and Alar base reduced with a Sill excision. After... READ MORE

Are Combined Wedge & Sill Excisions Still Performed? (photo)

Is the method of procedure still preformed, 4 surgeons have already told me that they personally do not use this method due to the potential of... READ MORE

Skin Excision During Rhinoplasty?

Hi, I had rhinoplasty 1.5 years ago - my nose looks rediculous from 45 degree view now. Literally once it gets half-way down the bridge it's a riot of... READ MORE

Is Excision to the Upper Half of the Lateral Crus an Outdated Procedure? Is Grafting a Safer Option for the Long Term? (photo)

Most surgeons suggest rotating and grafting my lateral crus, however one surgeon suggests removing the upper portion of the LC and using sutures to... READ MORE

Will alar wedge excision adversely lengthen my upper lip (area between nose and mouth)?

I am contemplating minor revision rhinoplasty but want to avoid further lengthening of my long upper lip. Will alar wedge excisions affect this area? READ MORE

My Tip Cartilage Was Destroyed and the Skin over It? (photo)

My tip cartilage was destroyed and the skin over it was over excised by the surgeon , now i feel burning pain on the skin and eyes because i keep... READ MORE

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