When the ear protrudes from the head, the profile view shows the ear edge
on. Bringing the ear closer to the head allows us to see the face of the
ear in the profile view. Note the presence of the normal ear folds in the
The ear often looks bigger in the after photo of this profile view because
with the ear closer to the head, we are seeing the face of the ear rather than
just the edge.
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Is rhinoplasty like this possible or doable?
I used a projection app to tweak how my side profile looked and I was wondering if in theory a rhinoplasty like the one in the picture could be performed? I've looked through rhinoplasty before and afters and I haven't found one quite like this.
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: Deprojecting a tip is rather predictable, in the right hands.
Yes, deprojecting a tip is very possible. Before selecting a plastic surgeon, you need to see photos of other patients of his who have had successful tip deprojections. It's an advanced technique that not every plastic surgeon can accomplish. See the Web reference link for an example.
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