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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Drooping tip, cave man like nose after rhinoplasty. Can this be fixed?
Droopy tip. rhinoplasty almost a year ago. Before surgery my smile was my best feature , now worst. I don't look normal when I smile as you can see in pictures it does not look right.When I smile the tip is pointy and cartilidge shows in certain lighting and it droops down like there's no support in the tip.My bridge also looks wider. My dr said he would make it thinner but hasn't .I feel so ugly , can this be fixed ? I'm a petite girl and should have a petite nose not a cave man looking nose.
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: Your nose needs to be shortened substantially
Despite what you might hear, shortening a nose -- raising the tip up -- often involves advanced work on the tip cartilages, and every plastic surgeon is not able to make those changes. Things get harder during a revision, but in expert hands, elevating the tip of the nose is one of the most predictable changes to make. See the attached video and Web reference link for examples of what can be done.
You must be certain to see before and after revision rhinoplasty photos of any doctor you are considering for your revision. You absolutely don't want to be in the position of having had two operations, and still a too-long nose.
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