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Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
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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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"I always thought that having a beautiful nose
would make me feel better,
but I could never imagine that
it would change my life. "
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Questioner: My nose looks like it's cut in the middle, and looks like an extension?
From the picture you can tell that the surgeon made a mess. Looking at the picture, do you think a surgery is necessary?
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: No fillers, please! But I believe improvements can be made.
Hi,

I know it's just one photo that you posted, but there are generally ways to improve the areas that you complain about in a revision rhinoplasty. 

The "dents" can often be filled in with cartilage grafting, and they can be made further inconspicuous by lowering prominences of bone next to the dents.

Then, I don't know whether this bothers you, but the tip of your nose can be raised, too. Whenever a nose is a little smaller, the bothersome features often are less noticeable. I shortened your nose in my morph.

My guess is that the doctor who recommended fillers or fat grafting does not perform revision rhinoplasty. Respectfully, I just think that's not a good solution for what I see in your photo.

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