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face lift and chemical peel
 
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Since gravity will immediately grab the skin and try to undo the changes that the face lift makes, the operation's goal is to obtain all the improvement that is possible.  By putting tension on the tissues that support the skin, underneath, rather than putting tension on the surface of the skin, the maximum amount of skin repositioning can be achieved while not making the face look pulled or tight.

As I've mentioned elsewhere, we don't try to remove wrinkles with the face lift; that is the task of the skin peel.


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Questioner: I'm 17 and 4 months post rhinoplasty. My nose hasn't changed. Will I need more surgery?
I just want to ask u about my nose and my chin !! Do I need to do my nose next year ? And do I need a chin injection or a silicon ? I really don't like my nose I wanted to shorter !!
(Questioner submitted photos)

Dr. Denenberg's answer: Yes, unfortunately it looks like you'll need more surgery
Your nose is very long, and there's still the hump on the bridge. Although your nose will continue to change some, most of the changes have already happened, and the tip of your nose will not rise with further healing. 

Making a significant elevation of the tip of the nose involves advanced techniques on the tip cartilages, and most plastic surgeons can't handle it adequately, especially in a revision. Before you select your doctor, you must see before and after revision photos to see if he can make changes like that. See the attached video and Web reference link for an example.

I love the example nose that you submitted, too. Seems to me that you require a rather dramatic elevation of the tip of your nose, and a take-down of the hump, among other less obvious changes.

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