Do I need a nose job? If so then what procedure do you suggest? (photo)

I want to get a nose job, but I am still on the fence about it, I know for sure my nose is too big for my face. Do you advise me to get one? If so then please go further into details.

Doctor Answers 4

Nasal Analysis

If you like, please follow the link below. The article on Nasal Analysis contains many diagrams that you may find helpful. This may help guide your conversation with your surgeon.

Hope this is helpful. Best wishes.

San Antonio Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 13 reviews

Rhinoplasty candidate

Only you can answer the question as to whether or not you should get a nose job. Do not let anybody talk you into  the procedure. it is important to have very specific goals in mind on your nose when you visit your surgeon  so that you can explain exactly what you would like. Shaving down the dorsal hump, narrowing the bridge of the osteotomies and some mild trimming of the tip cartilages can affect some subtle changes in the nose. For many examples, please see the link below to our rhinoplasty  photo gallery

William Portuese, MD
Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 143 reviews

Do I need a nose job? If so then what procedure do you suggest?

The dorsum, columella and tip can be refined to produce a natural result through a closed rhinoplasty approach.

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 492 reviews

Rhinoplasty would be ok

While you do not show a profile pricture, it appears that the lower aspect of the roof of your nose projects outward a bit much, while the columella and infra-tip lobule (the portions below the tip that go down to your lip) hang down a bit much, while the ala (the edge of the nostril) is slightly pulled up.  All of the these would be correctable with conservative surgery.  Yes, go for it!  But see a surgeon with a lot of experience in rhinoplasty.

John Frodel, MD
Atlanta Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 1 review

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