is my nose considered bulbous/do I need to reduce my columella show to reduce my overly large nostril size? (Photos)
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Bulbous nasal tip
Thank you for your question. First of all, it is important when looking for a plastic surgeon for a Rhinoplasty to make sure the surgeon is board certified and specialized in Rhinoplasty to obtain the best results possible. To fully evaluate a bulbous nasal tip, a frontal view is best. However, from what I can tell, it appears your tip is enlarged and bulbous. You would benefit from a tip rhinoplasty which includes trimming the lower lateral cartilages and placing precision sutures to refine the tip and make it look more pleasing.
I would encourage you to submit frontal photos.
Best of luck in your endeavors!
James Fernau, MD, FACS
Board Certified ENT
Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
Member of ASPS, ASAPS, ISAPS, The Rhinoplasty Society, AAFPRS, OTO/HNS, ASLMS
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Rhinoplasty, 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.-
Best wishes and good luck.
Richard G. Reish, M.D.
Harvard-trained plastic surgeon
Is My Nose Bulbous?
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