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Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
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This nose was injured in an automobile accident.  Her nose was pushed off to the right side of her face.  When a nose is off center on the face, the patient usually has a "good side" and a "bad side."  This right oblique view is the bad side of a nose that is pushed to the right.  The nose's leaning to the right looks like a bulge from this angle.

As you are browsing this patient's views, compare this view with her "good side," which is view 3.

After surgery, she has a much nicer straight dorsum with a tip that is more distinct and narrow.


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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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