Big Nose with Large Tip: What Can I do? (Photo)

Who can I go see about my nose im only 18 years old and I cry Avery time I see my nose because it's so big and it fat at the tip and people all ways talks about my nose so I wanna see somebody about.

Doctor Answers 8

Great candidate for solid positive results.

Thank you for your inquiry!

It seems that you are a good candidate for a corrective rhinoplasty dealing with the aspects of your nose that you like to address while complementing your facial features and providing you with a natural look. I am sorry that you have to deal with "harsh" comments about your nose.
However, without a physical examination it is not possible to provide you with specific details. I highly recommend that you schedule a consultation with a well-experienced surgeon.

It is important to mention that the finest cosmetic results in any particular case are based on a variety of factors, including: the unique anatomy of the patient, realistic expectations, a well-informed and detailed discussion with your plastic surgeon concerning the best options for you especially covering a deep understanding of the pros and cons of any given choice you will adopt.

Please keep in mind that following the advice from a surgeon online who offers to tell you what to do without a physical examination covering the nature and the status of the tissue, assessing your desired outcome, taking a full medical history, and discussing the pros and cons of each operative solution would not be in your best interest. With that in mind, it is the safest and for your best interest to find a plastic surgeon with solid experience and certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery who is ideally a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons that you will trust and be comfortable with. You should discuss your concerns with that surgeon in person.

Good luck!!!

Ali Sajjadian, MD FACS

Orange County Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 197 reviews

Big Nose with Large Tip: What Can I do? (Photo)

Reduction of the tip and the alar base along with possible dorsal refinement will make a very positive change in your nose.

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

Kenneth B. Hughes, MD
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 496 reviews

Big Nose with Large Tip: What Can I do?

I would recommend an in-person consult with a board certified rhinoplasty surgeon who specializes in ethnic rhinoplasty. Your prospective surgeon may use computer imaging software to morph a photo of you, which can give you an idea of how the final result of surgery may appear. I hope this helps, and I wish you the best of luck.

Paul S. Nassif, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.7 out of 5 stars 47 reviews

Big Nose with Large Tip: What Can I do?

YES! Seek only IN PERSON consultations from boarded surgeons in your city/state to inform you about the rhinoplasty surgery.. 

Darryl J. Blinski, MD
Miami Plastic Surgeon
4.6 out of 5 stars 174 reviews


I think that you need to go for a consultation to be properly evaluated.  Certainly your nose can be improved.  Good luck.

Steven Wallach, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
4.1 out of 5 stars 29 reviews

Big Nose With Large Tip

A surgeon who specializes in ethnic rhinoplasty can reduce the size of your large nose and improve definition. Consult with an experienced surgeon so you achieve a natural  result.

Richard W. Fleming, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 39 reviews

Bulbous Tip Rhinoplasty

Hi,You should seek out a surgeon that does ethnic rhinoplasty and knows how to deal with a fat bulbous tip. Your surgery would involve defatting the tip as seen in the video below with cartlage grafting.Best,Dr.S.

Oleh Slupchynskyj, MD, FACS
New York Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 274 reviews

Rhinoplasty for the African American nose.

Rhinoplasty for the African American nose can be done to refine your tip, narrow the base and possibly augment your bridge.See a very experienced rhinoplasty surgeon for the best results.

Toby Mayer, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 34 reviews

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