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Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
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This nose, which appears to be so projecting in this view, actually isn't over-projecting.  It was injured in an accident, and the nose was pushed over to the left side of his face.  His left.  There appears to be a large hump in the lower part of his dorsum, just above his tip, but that's an illusion, caused by the sideward deflection of his nose from the accident.

Compare this view with his view #3, and you'll see how very different his nose looks from the two sides.


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Questioner: What is Wrong? What Should I Do Next? Revision Rhinoplasty 21 Months Ago?
My initial operation left me being unable to breathe through my left nostril. My nose looks ok from profile but facing on, very wide and a small piece of cartilage??is poking out mid bridge on the right side! Should my nose be this wide after grafts? Initially my nose was slim with a bump. I would be grateful for some advice. Thankyou
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: That bump can be removed, and your nose might benefit from a profile adjustment, too
I see the areas that you complain of. If you have grafts in the nose, and it is hard cartilage that is causing the bump on the right side and the excess width, it can be predictable to narrow the nose by removing or adjusting the offending graft. You probably also have some scar tissue under the skin that could be trimmed. See the Web reference link for a digital modification of your photo showing the improvements.
I personally think your profile could be made more natural as well. The tip of your nose is projecting forward, beyond the line described by the bridge of your nose. I'd like to see the tip of your nose closer to your face, and the very bottom of the nose tucked up a small amount to decrease the amount of the inside of your nose that is visible from the side view. I made a modification of that view as well. Bringing the tip of the nose back closer to the face is one of the most predictable changes in revision rhinoplasty, in competent hands.

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