African American woman seeking rhinoplasty for pig like nose? (Photo)
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Thank you for your question. Please find comfort knowing that you are not alone in seeking elective cosmetic surgery to improve your appearance after comments from peers. Rhinoplasty can create a more ideal angle between the nose and the upper lip, while also increasing the definition of your nose, particularly the bridge. I suggest that you move forward to consult with a board certified facial plastic surgeon.
Open rhinoplasty, some advices:
Thank you very much for the questions.
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, After having analyzed all the info. and photos provided to us, i recommend you perform an Open Full Rhinoplasty, includding narrowing of the nasal base and nostrils, with nasal bones treatment (controled fracture) and alar + triangular nasal cartilages re-shaping.
With this procedure you get a delicate nose, better harmonize with your other facial features.
African American Rhinoplasty
The best way to visualize potential results from a rhinoplasty is get computer imaging performed by several surgeons that perform African American Rhinoplasty. You should also look at the surgeons and before and afters and try to find one that has results you really like. Its imperative to find a good surgeon that does African American rhinoplasty routinely as this will avoid revision surgery in the future.
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African American woman seeking rhinoplasty for pig like nose?
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Dear tilly9, Thank you for sharing your photographs. You are definitely a candidate for rhinoplasty. You can achieve a smaller more, refined nose with surgery. Several methods can be used to achieve a small tip, taller dorsum and decrease in nasal width. I recommend an in office consultation with a rhinoplasty surgeon who is experienced in ethnic rhinoplasty as this can be challenging. You can do in office computer morphing so you can communicate your desires and see if this is achievable with surgeon. Best of luck!
There Are Good Rhinoplasty Options Available
You should be able to get a nice result from a rhinoplasty. Narrowing both the base of your nose as well as the tip, giving some more definition to the tip, and strengthening the bridge of the nose would all produce a drastic yet natural result. Part of the difficulty of your specific procedure is that you appear to have thick skin and likely somewhat soft cartilage. It is likely that you would need some additional cartilage to help give you the results you desire. Make an appointment to see an experienced rhinoplasty surgeon in your area who has had experience with noses that looks similar to yours. Don't be discouraged, you will likely be very happy with the result. Good luck.
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