I have a very narrow bridge and middle and a round bulbous tip. I notice that my nose looks much better in cold weather or at times, if I take an antihistamine. Would a kenalog injection provide safe, long-lasting shrinkage to a bulbous tip? Can you recommend any other non-surgical medications or ideas?
How Can I Shrink or Refine a Bulbous Nose Without Surgery?
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Bulbous nasal tio
A true bulbous tip will not be corrected using today's technology without surgery. Non invasive measures can be used to hide it but will not truly improve it.
Non-surgical techniques using dermal filler can be used to improve contour / shape and tilt the tip of the nose.
However, bulbous tips often require surgical correction. Please consult an experienced practitioner so they can give you more of an idea after physical examination.
Hope this helps and good luck!
Kenalog can cause atrophy
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Non surgical rhinoplasty and nasal tip
A nonsurgical rhinoplasty uses fillers to improve symmetry, camouflage irregularities or to increase height of the dorsum or tip. In some cases, in can be used to make a nose look smaller or longer. If your nose is of a good height from a side profile, then a nonsurgical rhinoplasty may not give an improvement. However, fillers can be used on the tip to give it the illusion of a narrowed tip but this has to match the rest of the nose. In general, you would be better served and happier with a formal open rhinoplasty. Find a plastic surgeon who specializes in rhinoplasties in your area and consult with them to find out what can be done.
I hope this information helps!
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