Can a revision de-project my tip and give me a better profile? (Photos)
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Decreasing Tip Projection
I don't know if your columellar strut is causing your increased tip projection but the strut can be removed or modified, tip projection decreased, and your profile and bridge reduced. You have waited long enough to evaluate your result and consider a revision.
Revision rhinoplasty candidate
It is possible to remove the columellar strut that was placed, but it may only reduce the projection couple millimeters. From the 1 limited side photograph, it appears that there is a weak and recessive chin profile. Consider a chin implant to help with facial balance and proportions, especially with respect to the overlying projecting nose.
Can a revision de-project my tip and give me a better profile?
A pre-operative profile pic would be helpful. I agree - the strut appears excessive. One option- would be to shorten the strut or a revision in the correct hands may eliminate th strut completely and give you the nose you seek.
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