Nostrils flare when I sing, can rhinoplasty help reduce this?

I like singing, but when I sing my nostrils flare. I do not have a nasal sound. I want to know if I get a rhinoplasty can it help keep my nostrils from flaring. I have a wide nose that gets wider when I smile as well.

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Nostril flaring while singing

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Many times the nostrils flare when smiling, laughing, or singing due to slightly overactive nasal muscles.  This action can be decreased with an alarplasty, or alar base resections.  Consult with a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon who will accurately assess your nose and develop a plan that best suits your needs.

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