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Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
chin augmentation
 
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The chin implant is placed through a one-half-inch incision in the skin underneath the chin.  The incision hides well, around the corner, where you don't see it unless you are looking for it.  The operation can also be accomplished through an incision hidden in the mouth, but modern implants are easier and safer to place using the incision under the chin.


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Questioner: What's the least invasive procedure to correct the bump on my left nostril?
The bump has gotten worse over the years. It feels as though the cartilage cracked. I can kinda push down on the bump and put it "into place." I'm not looking for the perfect nose. Ihave a deviated septum and my nose sways to my left. Again, my nose doesn't have to be perfect...I'm only interested in the least evasive procedure to correct or smooth this bump on left nostril area.
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: There's no tiny operation to fix the bump
Hi,
That "bump" is one of the two cartilages that make up your tip. There's a bump on the other side, too, but it's smaller.
In order to minimize the bump, those cartilages need to be modified, and that's a rhinoplasty. You need an experienced surgeon with excellent before and after photos. Many plastic surgeons don't have the skill to make an accurate correction of your "bump," because it has to do with modifying those tip cartilages, somewhat of an advanced technique, in my experience.

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