What type of nose job do I need ? (Photos)
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If you are truly happy with your present nose and these minor protrusions above the alar creases are the only issue...you could have excision of the sesamoid cartilages and/or some soft tissue in that area through an internal incision. The possible, but unlikely, undesired consequence would be a possible mild loss of support to the tip projection which to some degree rides on these sesamoid cartilages. HOWEVER, based on the photos of the noses you like, you would need less rounding and more definition and more projection of the tip to get close to the more narrow and elegant appearance of those noses that you have posted. It is common for patients to need some guidance to see what actually is going to make them happy and imaging is useful for this purpose. You certainly can have those alar crease bumps improved, but get a consult with a holistic experienced rhinoplasty surgeon certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery or Facial Plastic Surgery/ ENT to avoid focusing on only a partial solution.
Nose job, what kind do I need?
All the best, Carlos Mata MD, MBA, FACS, @rhinoplasty @goodoutcome Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
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Best wishes and good luck.
Richard G. Reish, M.D.
Harvard-trained plastic surgeon
What type of nose job do I need ?
Keep in mind that following advice from a surgeon on this or any other website who proposes to tell you exactly what to do based on two dimensional photos without examining you, physically feeling your tissue, assessing your desired outcome, taking a full medical history and discussing the pros and cons of the operative procedure would not be in your best interest. Natural appearing results need to be individualized and what is appropriate for one patient is not necessarily the best for someone else. I would suggest that you find a surgeon with extensive rhinoplasty experience certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and one who is ideally a member of The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) or a facial plastic surgeon (otolaryngologist) that you trust and are comfortable with. You should discuss your concerns with that surgeon in person. Additional information about the procedure will help you decide if it is a procedure that you want to pursue.
Robert Singer, MD FACS
La Jolla, California
Rhinoplasty post op, some advices:
The harmony between facial parts makes us instinctively recognize the beauty... without knowing it, without defining it, just a perception that surprises and captivates us.
In this regard, I suggest perform a Closed Rhinoplasty (without visible scars) to treat the tip, base and nasal bridge.
With this procedure you get a delicate nose, better harmonize with your other facial features.
Dr. Emmanuel Mallol Cotes.-
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