What Procedure Will Make my Nose Look Better?

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Procedure to improve appearance of nose

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The rhinoplasty procedure for a primary rhinoplasty can be performed as a closed rhinoplasty.  The techniques for rhinoplasty involve removal of the hump, narrowing of the nasal bones, narrowing a wide tip, refining it, and feminizing the tip.  In addition, release of the depressor septi muscle can prevent the tip from dropping upon animation or smiling.  A cast will be applied across the bridge of the nose and is left intact for a week.  All incisions are placed inside the nose and there is no packing.  

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Palm beach rhinoplasty

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i would perform an open rhinoplasty and narrow the tip, refine the tip, rotate the tip upwards a bit, make your nose shorter in length and deproject the nose as well. i would also break the nasal bones to make them narrower after shaving down some of your hump on profile. it appears that you have thick nasal skin which could limit your overall result somewhat but improvements can be made. of course, we also need to get your medical history and examine the inside of your nose prior to making a final decision and that is best done with an on site consultation.

Anita Mandal, MD
Palm Beach Facial Plastic Surgeon

Great candidate for corrective rhinoplasty

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Thank you for your inquiry!

It seems that you are a good candidate for a rhinoplasty that will improve the way your nose looks to complement your facial features in a natural fashion. However, without a physical examination it is not possible to provide you with specific details. I highly recommend that you schedule a consultation with a well-experienced surgeon.

It is important to mention that the finest cosmetic results in any particular case are based on a variety of factors, including: the unique anatomy of the patient, realistic expectations, a well-informed and detailed discussion with your plastic surgeon concerning the best options for you especially covering a deep understanding of the pros and cons of any given choice you will adopt.

Please keep in mind that following the advice from a surgeon online who offers to tell you what to do without a physical examination covering the nature and the status of the tissue, assessing your desired outcome, taking a full medical history, and discussing the pros and cons of each operative solution would not be in your best interest. With that in mind, it is the safest and for your best interest to find a plastic surgeon with solid experience and certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery who is ideally a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons that you will trust and be comfortable with. You should discuss your concerns with that surgeon in person.

Good luck!!!

Ali Sajjadian, MD FACS

Ali Sajjadian, MD, FACS
Orange County Plastic Surgeon
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The short answer to your question is a rhinoplasty.  There is a lot of bulkiness to your tip and a plunging tip as well.  I would likely recommend, pending a physical exam, an open rhinoplsty with tip reconfiguration and infracturing of the nasal bones.

All the best,

Talmage J. Raine MD FACS

Talmage J. Raine, MD, FACS
Chicago Plastic Surgeon


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The bridge is wide and the tip is asymmetric with a cleft between the 2 tip cartilages. The facial bones are also asymmetric, right vs. left (cheeks, around the eyes and jawbones). The nasal issues could be addressed with an infracture of the nasal bones at the bridge and suture realignment of the tip cartilages. However given the general overall asymmetry you will never be symmetric right vs. left. Other issues may be present that cannot be seen in the few views photographed.

My response to your question/post does not represent formal medical advice or constitute a doctor patient relationship. You need to consult with i.e. personally see a board certified plastic surgeon in order to receive a formal evaluation and develop a doctor patient relationship.

Aaron Stone, MD
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon

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