Can the Tip of my Nose Be Made Less Prominent? (photo)

I have had 2 rhinoplasty surgeries and I am still unhappy with the shape of the tip of my nose. I wanted it to be rounded off and not look so prominent when I smile. Also from the 3/4 view, it looks kind of like a ski jump with a point sticking out. I also want that rounded off. Please help!

Doctor Answers 6

Ski Jump And Point

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    From the limited views, you may need additional dorsal hump resection with cartilage graft to the supratip area along with a few other things to the tip.  I agree that an exam is necessary. 

For revision rhinoplasty a personal exam is very important

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You posted only one photo and that one with expression. We take at least 8 other views of noses in additon to touching and looking inside the nose to determine whats best for a revision surgery. I suggest you seek a qualified revision specialist in your area for a qualified opinion on how to improve your nose.

Steven J. Pearlman, MD
New York Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 141 reviews

Revision rhinoplasty

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It is difficult to form an opinion from this single view taken from above with contraction of your facial muscles.  In order to determine the best method to narrow your nasal tip, a personalized consultation should be done with a well qualified rhinoplasty specialist.

Jonathan Sykes, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 28 reviews

Revision rhinoplasty

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It is difficult to provide you with advice without seeing additional photos. I would recommend a consult with a board certified revision rhinoplasty specialist. He/she will be able to examine your nose in person and provide you with information. I hope this helps, and best of luck. 

Paul S. Nassif, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.7 out of 5 stars 49 reviews

Rhinoplastu revision issue

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It is a tough question to answer without better views and definitely an exam in person.  Best to see a surgeon in person.

Steven Wallach, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
4.2 out of 5 stars 30 reviews

Tip revision

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It is very difficult to answer your question without seeing more pictures – you should consider posting more images showing your areas of concern

Sam Naficy, MD, FACS
Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.7 out of 5 stars 231 reviews

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