This gentleman also had a face lift operation. With the combination of the face lift
and the peel, he achieved some improvement of the folds that course from the
bottom of the nose to the corners of the mouth. Those folds are typically
corrected not at all or only slightly with a face lift, but adding the peel can
give some reasonable softening. The folds that extend downward and to the
side from the corners of his mouth were also helped by the peel.
The improvement in the front of his neck was the result of the face
lift. We don't peel below the jaw line because the skin of the neck
wouldn't heal well after a peel.
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Can rhinoplasty fix my narrow and long nose?
How extensive of a procedure will it take to correct my nose? What options are there as far as shaping out there for me? What shape would compliment my facial structure?
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: You are a somewhat typical candidate for a rhinoplasty
The operation wouldn't be more extensive than an "average" rhinoplasty, although I consider all rhinoplasties fairly "extensive."
I think most people, if they had your nose and were of a mind to change it, would consider lowering the bump on the bridge, narrowing the tip a small amount, elevating the tip up a small amount, and deprojecting the tip -- that is, bringing the entire nose back closer to your face.
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