This young woman's nose appeared to sit too close to her face. She had
inadequate projection. The goal of her operation was to bring the tip
of her nose farther out from her face.
Her nose has some of the appearance of a cleft lip nose, but her lip is
perfect: she was injured in a jungle gym accident. The nose is reminiscent
of a cleft lip nose because persons with that congenital deformity often have an
associated deformity of the nasal tip cartilages that causes the tip of the nose
to sit too close to the face.
The rhinoplasty surgery tutorial contains a chapter
that discusses the importance of tip projection and how it is maintained or
created surgically (the surgery tutorials contain explicit photographs taken during surgery).
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Who are the rhinoplasty revision specialists in the United States?
I need an ENT and facial plastic surgeon that specializes in rhinoplasty revisions. It doesn't seem like many are out there. Please refer me to some besides Cochran, Hilinski, and Frankel.
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: They seem to be all over the place!
If you ask a surgeon to name the three greatest surgeons of all time, he'll have trouble thinking of the other two.
Key is to look at a doctor's before and after photos, and see if you like his results. See the Web reference link.
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