Does this shadowing indicate that I have an open roof? (photo)
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Open roof after Nasal hump removal?
Based on this small photograph, it does not look like you have an open room deformity but there is a concavity at the "Keystone" region where the nasal bone ends and the upper lateral Cartlidge begins. This is evident on the left side ( right side of the photograph) and represents a discontinous transition from the nasal bone in to the middle vault. This can be associated with breathing difficulties on inspiration as well as impart a curved appearance to the nose (even though the septum and nose is essentially straight). If you do not have difficulty breathing, and off-the-shelf filler will be an ideal correction to this area. You could start off with a temporary filler and if you like that convert to a permanent filler such as Bellafill ® . Otherwise, a spreader graft will need to be placed in the area between the septum and upper lateral cartilage through a separate surgery. Consult with your plastic surgeon to get further details.
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