How much hump was taken off of this nose? The hump in the before
picture appears very small, so that entailed only a small reduction. But as
the tip of the nose was deprojected, more hump had to be removed, to keep
the dorsum from sticking out beyond the tip.
As you bring the tip of the nose back toward the face, you have to bring the
dorsum back closer to the face, too.
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Can rhinoplasty fix my narrow and long nose?
How extensive of a procedure will it take to correct my nose? What options are there as far as shaping out there for me? What shape would compliment my facial structure?
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: You are a somewhat typical candidate for a rhinoplasty
The operation wouldn't be more extensive than an "average" rhinoplasty, although I consider all rhinoplasties fairly "extensive."
I think most people, if they had your nose and were of a mind to change it, would consider lowering the bump on the bridge, narrowing the tip a small amount, elevating the tip up a small amount, and deprojecting the tip -- that is, bringing the entire nose back closer to your face.
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