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Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
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She has a nice strong chin, which draws your attention away from the strength of the nose's projection.  Projection is one of the features of the nose that we can measure numerically, unlike most of the changes that have to do with words describing shapes or curves.  Her nose was deprojected by almost seven millimeters, more than one-fourth of an inch.

Compare her upper lip in the two photos.  A projecting nose will cause the upper lip to pull forward onto the bottom of the nose.  In the after picture, her upper lip has a more normal position because the nose is no longer projecting out too far; it's not yanking the upper lip forward anymore.


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Questioner: 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!
Hi,

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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