In the before picture, the cartilages that form the tip of her nose are fully
present. Above the tip cartilages is the divot resulting from loss of some
tissue in that area. Above the divot, her nasal bones are in their normal
If you know where the nasal bones normally reside, you can see their outline
in the before picture above. If you'd like to find out more about the
location of the nasal bones and how they are addressed during surgery, check out
of the rhinoplasty surgery tutorial (the surgery tutorials contain explicit photographs taken during surgery).
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Am I a candidate for non surgical rhinoplasty?
So I've been considering rhinoplasty, but I am much more in favor of a non invasive non surgical procedure. I was wondering if I would be a candidate and benefit for a nonsurigical nose job
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: Nope, nope, nope. No non-surgical rhinoplasty for you
I'll throw my hat in the ring with the other physician posters who said not to have a non-surgical rhinoplasty.
Understanding non-surgical rhinoplasty is easy. Stuff is injected into the nose; the nose looks bigger. If you want your nose to look smaller, non-surgical rhinoplasty is the wrong approach.
In fact, non-surgical rhinoplasty is reasonable only in the very very rarest of cases -- usually after previous surgery, when a persistent dent that cannot be further corrected with surgery can be lifted with a tiny, tiny amount of filler, like 1/100 of a cc or so. It's a way to salvage a minuscule improvement when further surgery is not a good idea.
Also, in general, you shouldn't have a non-surgical rhinoplasty from a doctor who does not regularly do *standard* rhinoplasty. If the doctor *only* does *non-surgical* rhinoplasties, then he likely will recommend one to you when I wouldn't think it reasonable.
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