When a nose has a hump, the apex of the hump, the most prominent part, is
usually at the junction of where the upper, bony part of the nose meets the
lower, cartilaginous part of the nose.
If you grab the sides of your nose hard as you feel up and down the sides of
your nose, you'll be able to feel where the side walls are made of hard,
immovable bone and where they are made of soft, pliable cartilage.
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What would be involved in Rhinoplasty 2nd revision on nose tip? Do I have Melasma or Freckles on my upper lip/ mouth?
Hello, I had rhinoplasty in August 2013 and a revision in September 2014. My nose is now asymmetrical in the tip and I'm just wanting to know what exactly would be involved in a second revision to have this fixed? Also if anyone could tell me, if I have Melasma or Freckles on my upper lip/around my mouth? Thank-you for your help in advance :)
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: Another revision should address more than just the asymmetry of your tip
I see the asymmetry of your tip, but the asymmetry is small, and small asymmetries are very difficult to correct. However, usually when there is an asymmetry like that, some of the other views show other problems that can be corrected during a revision operation. Can you post profile and three-quarter views? You might get some useful comments.
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