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Is It Possible to Reduce Nostril Flare with Internal Excisions?

Everytime I go to a consultation (in Houston, TX) and I ask doctors how they will address my nostrils they say "I will make incisions to the... READ MORE

Will an Alar Wedge Excision Narrow my Nose?

I have always had a wide nose, but in the last few years my nose has become wider. It is the widest when I smile and I believe that my nose is too... READ MORE

Can a Nostril Wedge Excision Be Performed on my Nose?

Hi there, I had an open rhinoplasty about 1 month ago now. Bulbous tip reduced, tip rotated upward and Alar base reduced with a Sill excision. After... READ MORE

Alarplasty: weir vs sill excision (Photo)

I am looking into having alarplasty in the hope of reducing the width of my nose and have been looking into the difference between weir excisions and... READ MORE

Will a 6 mm nasal sill excision make a noticeable difference in the overall width of my nose?

My PS recommends a sill excision, 3 mm on each nostril. Will this be enough to make a difference in the overall width of my nose? Also, will a... READ MORE

Are Combined Wedge & Sill Excisions Still Performed? (photo)

Is the method of procedure still preformed, 4 surgeons have already told me that they personally do not use this method due to the potential of... READ MORE

Skin Excision During Rhinoplasty?

Hi, I had rhinoplasty 1.5 years ago - my nose looks rediculous from 45 degree view now. Literally once it gets half-way down the bridge it's a riot of... READ MORE

What is the average cost of weir excision and tip refinement under local only in Florida?

Hi, I was curious to know the average cost of weir excision and tip refinement with local only in Florida. I've done alar base under local only and... READ MORE

Is there weir excision performed every time during opened Rhinoplasty? (photos)

If I want to have rhinoplasty. I wonder if mine could be done without weir excision if I want my nose narrower and smaller tip. I´m afraid of nasty ... READ MORE

Will alar wedge excision adversely lengthen my upper lip (area between nose and mouth)?

I am contemplating minor revision rhinoplasty but want to avoid further lengthening of my long upper lip. Will alar wedge excisions affect this area? READ MORE

Is Excision to the Upper Half of the Lateral Crus an Outdated Procedure? Is Grafting a Safer Option for the Long Term? (photo)

Most surgeons suggest rotating and grafting my lateral crus, however one surgeon suggests removing the upper portion of the LC and using sutures to... READ MORE

Is the alar sail excision method used among doctors in the US? (Photo)

Sail excision procedure for hanging/hooded alars is often done for Asian noses, but I have yet to see information about it on an American's surgeon's... READ MORE

Which Procedure First: Scar Excision on Nose or Rhinoplasty? (Photo)

I have a depressed scar on Nose.My nose is huge.So I want to minimize scar as well as get Rhinoplasty.So I was thinking about scar excision first... READ MORE

Do I need alar base reduction/weir excision or tip-plasty status post lip lift 8 months ago? (photos)

As you can see in the picture, my nostrils and my tip have been pulled down causing my nostrils to look bigger (especially when I smile)makes my nose... READ MORE

Is it better to use alar base resection or alar wedge excision to fix a nose with nostrils that widens too much when smiling?

Why would one be chosen over the other to correct the nose? Can both be used to get a better result? READ MORE

Is the depressed line where the sill excision made will be gone? (photos)

After a few days the scabs where the sill excision made have gradually fall off. I notice there's a depressed line formed. It's visible and it's... READ MORE

What alar technique is used ? (photos)

What alar narrowing technique is used in these pictures? because it dosn't look like just a common alar wedge excision, I like that in these photos... READ MORE

Is an alar wedge reduction unsuitable for Asians due to obvious scarring?

I went to Korea for alar base reduction, asked for combined sill/wedge excision but doctor flat-out refused to do wedge excision as he said for asians... READ MORE

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