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Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
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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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Questioner: What is the best filler to correct a too sloped/curved nose (after rhinoplasty)?
I had a rhinoplasty ten+ years ago. While I am happy with my nose, it is very ski slope, which is very cute but I feel it would be nicer if it were just straight and the bridge slightly thinner (it used to be slightly raised so it's already great). I also feel I have a slight amount of excess skin each side of the bridge, which could be absorbed. I think this can be done with a filler and is a fairly easy procedure. Any advice on which injectable? Or any other advice?
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: Don't do it.
Sorry, I don't really mean to be oppositional but...

Your nose looks great. The "slope" is so slight that it's all but imperceptible. The injection wouldn't make the bridge thinner, it wouldn't help with the "excess skin" on the sides. It would only harm your nose. It can't be controlled well enough to both reduce the slope and not cause a bump. It would be asymmetric and make your nose look crooked from the front. Whenever you use the term "slightly" to describe something wrong with a nose, that means that the nose shouldn't have any treatment. And finally, nothing on the nose is "easy," even just injecting filler.

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