Her nose had strong, obvious cartilages in the tip. When the tip
cartilages are strong and the skin covering them is relatively thin, it is easy
to see the curves and bulges of the cartilages. You can see the prominence
of the cartilage on the left side of her tip, and you can see the dent between
the two cartilages in the middle of her tip.
In the after picture the curves of these cartilages are softened.
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Can my nose tip be lifted and made smaller? I want a lip lift. too. Will it give me a good image?
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: Nose: yes. Lip: no.
Hi. I agree that your nose, while certainly not terribly long, is at the longer end of a range of normal, and if your tastes run to shorter noses, a significant elevation of the tip is possible and fine. It also appears that you have strong cartilages in the tip of your nose, and some narrowing of those cartilages might be good, too.
Work on the tip cartilages often comprises advanced techniques that not every plastic surgeon can accomplish, so be sure to see before and after photos of the doctor's work before selecting a surgeon.
The lip lift: no, no, no! It would leave a visible scar at the bottom of your nose, and your lip already looks great! A lip lift is for someone with a ***much*** longer upper lip than yours!
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