I have a long nose. Can it be straightened to achieve the look on the attached pic? (Photo)
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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.-
You could but you shouldn't
Nasal tip de-projection
Best wishes and good luck.
Richard G. Reish, M.D.
Harvard-trained plastic surgeon
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It is absolutely possible to shorten a long nose. The goal of rhinoplasty is to create harmony between the nose and face. Noses that are proportionally large for an individual's face can be sculpted through rhinoplasty to deliver the desired result.
I have a long nose. Can it be straightened to achieve the look on the attached pic?
Thank you for your question.
There are different kinds of rhinoplasty operations however we can divide them as the one that requires bone excision and the one that does not need bone excision. The main fact that we classify the rhinoplasty operations like that is that the results and postoperative period is associated closely with this fact. In the operations like “nasal tip correction”, “simple rhinoplasty” there is no need for a bone excision however these minor operations cannot be beneficial for everyone. The operation type is need to be determined by the surgeon according to needs of the patient. In these minor operations the rhinoplasty is performed with closed method. The bone and the cartilage tissues are not involved in the surgery directly. Small nasal bumps can be removed in these operations.
In the operation that needs the bone and cartilage tissues to be involved; open approach is used. In the procedures with open approach, the size, shape and functionality of the nose can be improved. The big nasal bumps can be removed and septal deviations can be corrected providing a better nasal airway.
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