In this fully-lit oblique view, you can see that she has some irregular
pigmentation as a complication of the peel. Follow from the front of her
chin, along her jaw line up toward the ear and see how the skin color changes.
She was at a much higher than average risk of a noticeable pigmentation
change because she had so much pigment in her skin before surgery. If the
skin has a noticeable change after surgery, it's usually that the peeled skin is
lighter than it was before the operation. The lighter your skin, the less
pigmentation you have before surgery, and the less likely you are to have a
She was still an excellent candidate for the peel, however, because we
anticipated such a marvelous improvement that we thought we could live with a
little pigment irregularity.
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What Can Be Done to Improve the Appearance of my Nose? (Photos Provided)
I dislike the flat, boxy tip of my nose and the fact that it seems to have very defined edges like a cube. I'm wondering if it's possible to have the part overhanging my septum partly removed and reshaped, making the septum appear thinner and the tip rounder. I also wonder if it's possible to have the boxy edges literally shaved off. How possible would it be for my nose to be shaped more like Winona Ryder's, pointier, more graceful nose? Thank you for your help.
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: Need larger photos!
It does appear from the photos that your tip can be improved. Your photos, however, are far too small for a surgeon to see good detail. Post larger ones, and I'd be happy to make a morph showing what you could look like with a good rhinoplasty. Click the "Web reference" link for a before and after of a patient who had a nose perhaps similar in some features to yours.
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