Do I need osteotomies to slim my bridge? (photos)
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Too early to tell
Honestly, it is still too close to your surgery to be able to determine what is swelling and what is not. Your bridge may look like it's getting narrower as that swelling goes down. If you're still not satisfied after a year from your original procedure then you could consider having a revision with osteotomies. For now, you just have to be patient and trust your surgeon.
I would wait at least a year before considering further surgery. You still may have a fair amount of swelling. Best of luck.
Do I need osteotomy's to slim my bridge?
Before making any decisions about osteotomies, it's probably best to wait at least a year after the primary rhinoplasty to allow all of the swelling to subside from the nasal tip. Once the nasal tip is finished healing, then it's important to look at the relationships between the tip the bridge line. A full set of photographs that are in focus are required along with an in-person examination/consultation. For more information about osteotomies and narrowing a wide nose, please see the link and the video below
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Your nasal bridge is not wide and ,in fact, if it was made narrower it would make the base ( lower third ) of your nose seem wider. The only part of your nose which widens with smiling is the lower third of your nose and this is normal
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