The oblique views that are more darkly lit are the best views in which to see
the strength of the cartilages that form the tip of her nose. The more
rounded those cartilages are, and the thinner the skin that covers the tip, the
more we are able to see the outline and the curves of the strong cartilages.
The surgery on those tip cartilages is also what allows the tip of the nose
to elevate, shortening the nose, and to move back toward the face.
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Hello, I had a consult and CT scan showing I had a deviated septum. My surgeon had said if I cosmetically wanted to fix the tip of my nose, which has a deep cartilage split at the tip, giving the appearance of a "butt nose"...that it would be a couple of stitches when closing up. But I believe my nose turns up and the skin between the nostrils hangs, due to what I believe was terrible allergies and constant nose itching. What would be the best way to get a cuter shaped nose tip?
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: Don't let that doctor operate on your nose!
"A couple of stitches when closing up" pegs your doctor as someone who knows nothing about rhinoplasty. You must not let him operate on your nose.
Changing your "butt nose" requires complicated work on the tip of your nose, using advanced techniques that not all plastic surgeons understand.
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