In this view you can see the excess width of both sides of the tip of her
nose. Changing the shape of the tip of the nose is one of the more
demanding parts of a rhinoplasty. You can't just carve a new tip, as out
of a block of clay. You must work with the thin leaves of these tip
cartilages, and cajole them into a more pleasing shape.
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Is it possible to change just the tip of my nose?
Is it possible to change just the tip of my nose without touching the bridge ? I don't want to get a small nose cause I know it won't suit my face. Thank you.
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: It *is* possible to change just the tip, but ...
... when you change the tip of the nose, you also change how the rest of the nose looks, adjacent to the new tip, and often there are some adjustments to the rest of the nose that also make sense.
For example, the modification that I made in the video link below shows elevating and narrowing the tip of your nose. It's still strong in its forward projection from your face, but I reduced the strength of the bridge of the nose just a little bit, to match the tip.
It's the rare nose where you can work only, only on the tip, and still get an excellent result.
That make sense?
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