A chemical peel smoothed the skin of her lower eyelids, crows feet area, and
also the little wrinkles that spill out over the cheekbones from the lower
This result could not have been accomplished with the standard lower eyelid
surgery, also called a blepharoplasty. We do not try to remove wrinkles by
stretching the skin. The tutorial on lower eyelid surgery
discussion on what can happen to the lower eyelids when a surgeon attempts to
remove wrinkles by stretching the skin (the surgery tutorials contain explicit photographs taken during surgery).
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Cost Approximation for Uneven Columella?
On the left (my right) you can see that the one side of my columella hangs approximately 3 millimeters lower than the other. I would like to even out my columella (raise the lower side to the higher). How much would this cost and how long I would need to wear bandages on my nose? Also, to even the columella out, would I need to cut off part of the columella or push the lower side higher? Explaining how one would go about this procedure would be very helpful! Thank you so much!
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: Leave your columella alone
What you are asking for cannot be done with rhinoplasty. An attempt at a tiny correction of an isolated area of the nose like that would certainly create some new, more bothersome, problem elsewhere, or fundamentally change the size/shape/position of your tip. All of these cartilages are connected to each other.
Rhinoplasty isn't perfect enough, predictable enough, to make the kind of change that you are seeking. I know, it'd be nice, but we just don't have it yet!
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