If you have an unusual feature to your nose, such as tip cartilages that are
more prominent than average, you must demand that the plastic surgeon you are
interviewing show you before and after pictures of his patients with similar
features. If you don't see the pictures, you have no idea whether he can
accomplish the changes you want for yourself.
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on finding a competent plastic surgeon.
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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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