Rhinoplasty for crooked nose
Removing the nasal hump and straightening the nasal bones are relatively straightforward procedure for a primary rhinoplasty. A spreader graft may also be required on the concave side. Consider a chin implant for improved facial balance.
Would this be a difficult primary Rhinoplasty?
The dorsum can be refined and the nose can be straightened through a
closed rhinoplasty approach without a visible scar to produce a natural
Find a board certified plastic surgeon who performs hundreds
of rhinoplasties and rhinoplasty revisions each year. Then look at the
plastic surgeon's website before and after photo galleries to get a
sense of who can deliver the results.
Kenneth Hughes, MD
Los Angeles, CA
Correcting a crooked nose.
Any time you are correcting a crooked nose it would be a relatively difficult rhinoplasty and should only be done by a board certified Plastic Surgeon with a lot of experience with noses. It is highly likely that the septum is also crooked and needs to be corrected. The dorsum needs to be smoothed down and the side walls need to be re-broken in order to straighten the nose. These difficult noses are best approached via an open rhinoplasty technique. Also I would recommend augmenting the chin with an implant. Your chin is too receded and the facial balance would look much better if your chin profile was brought forward. Dr. Chu