What can be done to make my nostrils look better in my revision rhinoplasty? (photos)
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What can be done to make the nostrils look better with revision rhinoplasty
Revision rhinoplasty is one of the most difficult procedures to perform correctly in the entire field of cosmetic surgery, so an in-person consultation is usually required along with three-dimensional pictures of the nose. The tip of the nose can be lifted, and the depressor septi ligament released which pulls the tip down when smiling. The nostril base can also be narrowed with an alar plasty. If the alar rim is collapsing, alar rim grafts can help. For more information and many examples, please see the link and the video below
There are some issues that aren't clear. Your best option is to get a consult with a board-certified rhinoplasty expert. Getting computer morphing done will help to determine exactly what YOU want. Best wishes.
Your goals seem specific and somewhat confusing. See another experienced rhinoplasty surgeon to better delineate exactly what you want and the ways to do this. Otherwise we are just guessing.
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Once the tip has been rotated up, the nostrils will correct themselves quite a bit; if there is still some flaring of yoru nostrils after this maneuver, then you can consider resecting them; this decision must be made in the operating room after repositioning of your tip.
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