Her brow lift more than doubled the distance from her upper lid eyelashes to
the bottom of the eyebrow. Attacking this upper eyelid region by using an
upper lid blepharoplasty instead of a brow lift would have been a mistake.
She still has some thin excess skin in the upper lids, and that can be corrected
with upper eyelid surgery at another date.
She also had a chemical peel of the lower eyelids to reduce the heavy
wrinkling in that area.
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Why do I have to wait until I'm 18 years of age to have my nose fixed?
When I was about 10 or 12 I broke my nose in a car crash. I am 16 now and my nose is bent and my left nostril is blocked because of my nose bending towards the right because it's broken. I really want a doctor to just break it back or set it straight but when I went to hospital when I was 15, the doctors said I will have to wait until I am 18 to get it fixed. They said that my face is still developing so that's why they wont do it. Would it be possible if I could get it fixed at this age?
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: Hmm. I think you're probably ready.
In my practice, most women aged 15 or older are ready for a rhinoplasty. We like to see that a woman is having regular periods and is about done getting taller. Then it's okay.
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