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Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
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It is uncommon for an injured nose to require surgery within a few days of the accident.  It often works best to let the nose heal, let the swelling subside, and then a more exact determination of what needs to be done can be made.

A rhinoplasty on a nose that has been injured in an accident is more difficult than a rhinoplasty on a nose that has never been injured.


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Questioner: My Nose Profile Has These Awkwards Lines. How Can This Particular Problem Be Fixed?
Depending on light and shadow, they are more or less evident, making my nose creepy. Also, I've been wearing glasses since I was 10 - I'm 20 now. Can these marks be a consequence of wearing glasses?
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: The lines may adjust when the shape of the nose is changed, if that's a priority for you
Hi. It's never predictable how the skin will drape and fold over the nose. Were you thinking of changing the shape of your nose, too? If that were done, the folds might redrape in a way to make them less conspicuous, though it's not really predictable. See my "Web reference" link for a morph of a proposed change to your nose.

I brought it back closer to your face, raised the tip a small amount, and lowered the hump. Those are typical changes that patients request. You can see how that would change how the skin has to drape on your nose, and maybe for the better.

As far as changing the lines if you don't want to change your nose, I don't really encourage fillers, for example. I would probably just leave them alone.

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