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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Do I need rhinoplasty/chin implant to get desired look?
I want to fix hump and biggest issue is how long it looks. Would rhinoplasty fix this? Does the tip look like it needs to be fixed?When i look straight ahead I feel like nose looks to wide esp when I smile. Would doing a chin implant at the same time as rhinoplasty help my face look more even and aligned? I think my chin looks weak, or would using something such as fillers in the lips make my profile look better and everything aligned? I included examples of what I want my nose to look like.
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: Rhinoplasty can help, but I like your chin as it is now
You have that gentle hump on the bridge, and a tip that could be elevated to make your nose more like the example photos. In the right hands, these are realistic goals for a rhinoplasty. See the Web reference link for an example.
I wouldn't recommend a chin implant. You have a tall chin with good strength, and an implant would draw too much attention to the chin.
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