From the side, it's more difficult to see width of the tip, but you can see
that those prominent cartilages projected out away from her face, causing the
tip of the nose to appear to stick out beyond the line of her dorsum.
While narrowing the cartilages, I brought the tip of her nose closer to the
face, aligning it better with the rest of her dorsum.
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How Do You Fix a Nose with a Bulbous Tip?
How exactly is excess tissue removed from the tip of the nose?
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: By modifying the cartilages in the tip, not so much by removing them!
The tip cartilages are very thin, but they are arched, and if the arches are wider, then then the tip will look wider. There are various ways to change the position and shape of the cartilages to narrow the tip.
The Web reference link below goes to the first page of an essay I wrote on narrowing the tip of the nose. Careful, though, because there are photos taken during surgery, although not on the very first page of the essay.
Link to this question on RealSelf.com