One of the advantages of using an artificial material to build up the nose
(as I did here) is
its easy availability: just unwrap the package. Many plastic surgeons like
to use the patient's own cartilage to augment a nose like this. Frequently,
however, a nose that
has been injured has broken and injured cartilage inside, which might make that
cartilage unavailable for the task of augmenting the nose.
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Am I a candidate for a Tiplasty?
My nose is currently in the pic above i would like it to look like the picture below it....what would require to be achieved? From research i have done i would think it would be a tip rotation and trim....if so...does this procedure require anethesea /would it be cheaper??? Thanks :)
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: I think you're right: upward rotation of the tip is the goal
When you are looking for a surgeon, be sure to see before and after photos of patients who have had a successful and substantial upward rotation of the tip. Many of the revision operations that I perform are on patients who needed rotation but didn't get it in their first operation. It's a change that every plastic surgeon cannot accomplish.
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