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Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
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The combination of the excess skin on her upper lids and the vertical creases between her eyebrows makes her look like she's scowling at you in the before picture.  But she's not.  Her face is in repose.

Ideally, we might have thought about elevating her eyebrows, but you don't have to do everything.  That would have entailed another trip to the operating room, since I don't like to elevate the brows at the same time as taking excess skin off of the upper eyelids.  We simply planned as much improvement as we could get while minimizing trips to the operating room.


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Questioner: What Should I Do for a Nose That's Too Pointy AND Bulbous?
Hi there. I have been considering rhinoplasty for a few years. I am 23 and want a classic, feminine nose, maybe something like Natalie Portman's or Audrey Hepburn's. I think that I am pretty but I feel like my nose needs some enhancement--I think it's too bulbous when viewed from the front and too pointy from the side, and just too massive in general, though I don't think my nose is gigantic or anything. What should I do? Should I even bother getting one?
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: You do have some nose features that can be improved with a rhinoplasty
From these photos, your nose doesn't have any one overwhelming feature, but there are a few areas that could be reduced a small amount.  You have a mild hump on your nose, the nose protrudes strongly forward away from your face, the tip cartilages make the tip look a little broad, and the upper part, where it's made of bone, might be a little wide. You have many beautiful features to your face, which help to hide the nose. When investigating surgery, be sure you look at a doctor's before and after photos, to see whether he has been able to accomplish for someone else what you would like for yourself. 

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