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Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
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Note that the peel helped somewhat with the wrinkling on the forehead, but the deeper lines remain.  It is a common misconception, even among plastic surgeons, that stretching the skin of the forehead, as for example in an endoscopic brow lift, will pull the wrinkles out of the forehead.  Doesn't work.  We just don't expect to eradicate wrinkles by stretching skin.


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Questioner: Am I a Rhinoplasty Candidate with My Wide, Bulbous Tip?
I have always hated the tip of my nose. The bridge is a little wide and has a bit of a bump, but I would be satisfied with just a reduction in the tip. It's very wide and bulbous. It looks fine from the profile view, but front on it's very.. unattractive. Is there a way to have it reduced without too drastic of a change? I do not want a narrow, pinched look. It also tends to swell in cold, heat, or with allergies. Are there nonsurgical options too?
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: Yes, a rhinoplasty should help with your wide tip
I agree that the bridge is a little wide, too, but mainly work on the tip cartilages could help achieve your goals of narrowing the tip. 

Be sure to discuss all of the details that you care about with your surgeon, and be sure to see before and after photos of his other patients, specifically patients who have had correction of wide tips.

Note that a profile before-and-after, where perhaps you see a hump removed, doesn't tell you anything about how the surgeon handled a wide tip: it's the three-quarter, or oblique, views, that shows you whether a tip has been narrowed.

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