Have I ruined my nose??! (photos)

It all started one year ago when I had ocd with how pointy my nose was, because once I realized I could see my nose at all times I got really bothered and started trying to pull it to make it less pointy. "I know, I'm so so weird." Eventually I guess my nose got swollen because it wasn't as pointy anymore, but after that I just kept doing it as a nervous habbit, and now I've finally noticed I was doing it and stopped because now it's obviously.. big. Is this how a swollen nose looks?

Doctor Answers 3

Ruined nose?

No you did not ruin it. A rhinoplasty performed by a very experienced rhinoplasty surgeon can give you a more refined tip etc. without having to pinch your tip.


Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Nose swollen, wide bulbous tip

The good news is that a rhinoplasty will likely help your problem greatly and you won't have to squeeze on your nasal tip!

Brent Moelleken, MD
Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 136 reviews

Nose appearance

Thank you for the question and an examination is needed but that said I would speak to your family MD or therapist about some of your issues as your pulling on your nose etc is probably a reflection of emotional issues you are dealing with that should be addressed


Dr Corbin



Frederic H. Corbin, MD
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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