This nasal hump is of slightly more than average size. I had a patient
several years ago who had an extremely large hump removed. When I saw her
three weeks after surgery, she told me that she had reached up to scratch an
itch in the middle of her dorsum, but she missed, and wound up scratching
air, because she positioned her finger where she thought the nose should be to
get at an itch right on the hump. She had to get used to finding her new
nose with her fingers.
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Am I a candidate for a Tiplasty?
My nose is currently in the pic above i would like it to look like the picture below it....what would require to be achieved? From research i have done i would think it would be a tip rotation and trim....if so...does this procedure require anethesea /would it be cheaper??? Thanks :)
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: I think you're right: upward rotation of the tip is the goal
When you are looking for a surgeon, be sure to see before and after photos of patients who have had a successful and substantial upward rotation of the tip. Many of the revision operations that I perform are on patients who needed rotation but didn't get it in their first operation. It's a change that every plastic surgeon cannot accomplish.
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