I was just curious if I was able to get the lump removed from my nose after I broke it 2 years ago? (Photos)
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Rhinoplasty for a broken nose
However it is unlikely the lump is totally related to the trauma and old photos would be a good guide. From what I can see you would need a full rhinoplasty to fix this if we are both looking at the same thing, ie the bump on the dorsum of your nose. You need a full assessment by a rhinoplasty specialist.
I hope this helps.
Rhinoplasty, or nose reshaping surgery, can generally improve the appearance and shape of the nose.
Please see an experienced, Board Certified plastic surgeon for an evaluation.
Warmest wishes,Dr. Fan
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