Although it looks as though stretching the skin back during the face lift
could have helped significantly with the wrinkles, it really doesn't. The
lift repositions the skin, but it doesn't maintain tightness in the surface of
the skin. We don't even want it to; that would leave the patient with a
pulled, unnatural look. I like the face lift to just remove the excess,
and if there are wrinkles to address, we leave that to the peel.
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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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