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Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
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Besides having a prominent hump, she had a prominent nasion.  The nasion is the very top of the nose, just below the level of the eyebrows.  When the nasion is strong, the nose takes on the appearance of a Roman statue.

The rhinoplasty surgery tutorials contain a chapter on how a strong nasion affects the nose's appearance and how to reduce it during surgery (the surgery tutorials contain explicit photographs taken during surgery).


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Questioner: Uneven nostrils after 2 rhinoplasties. What can be done?
After two rhinoplasty surgeries. my daughter's nostrils are uneven, and she is self conscious. Her nostrils were not uneven prior to rhinoplasties. To correct them, would she require a third rhinoplasty with general anesthesia? Would it be as hard a recovery? What can be done to fix them?
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: Maybe, maybe, she could have a revision of only the columellar scar
In general, that view, the bottom view, is the least important view after a rhinoplasty (or before), because it's a view that people generally don't see. Achieving excellent symmetry in that view is unrealistic, and unnecessary.

Having said that, however, it seems that much of the asymmetry is caused by a bulge of scar tissue on her left side, at the location where perhaps the incision was made for an open rhinoplasty. Maybe revising that scar would help meaningfully, with no risk to the entire rest of her nose.

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