Do I need ethnic rhinoplasty? (Photo)

Hi everyone, I'm an Afro-Italian woman, and I don'l like my nose, overall nostrils and the bulbous, expecially in front view. So, I'm searching for a surgeon outside italy, better in Europe, but I rate USA too, because here are not able to work well on tip. I don't want upset my nose, but improved it only. So, I don't understand if I have to search a specialize ethnic surgeon or not? I have thick skin as many afro persons, but i think my nose is Caucasian too. What do you think?

Doctor Answers 2

Rhinoplasty candidate

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Dear smenny,Thank you for the question and the photographs. Based on your photos, most of your problem lies in your tip, and can be quite easily fixed with a rhinoplasty procedure to give you the nose you desire, resulting in a more refined tip and therefore a softer face, without causing a drastic change in your overall facial character. When choosing a surgeon, make sure they are well trained in cosmesis and rhinoplasties. Good Luck!

Closed rhinoplasty candidate, some advices:

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Thank you very much for enquire. It's too early to make value judgments with 3 months after a rhinoplasty.Swelling after a rhinoplasty depends of the surgery complexity.
In this regard, the nasal swelling Post-op It can last from two weeks to two months.
To reduce this swelling, I recommend you perform delicates daily lymphatic drainage massage therapy over the face (around the nose) avoid sun exposure, and take pain/inflamation pills, as your surgeron precribe you.
Kind regards, 
Dr. Emmanuel Mallol Cotes.-

Emmanuel Mallol Cotes, MD
Dominican Republic Plastic Surgeon
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