The base view can also demonstrate that the nose was deprojected.
When a nose is brought back closer to the face, the distance from the tip of the
nose back to where the nose attaches to the upper lip decreases, decreasing the
height of this triangular base view.
As the tip comes closer to the face, the nostrils widen out a touch. If
they seem as though they will widen excessively, I use a nostril-narrowing
procedure during the rhinoplasty to keep them from bulging out too far.
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Hello, I had a consult and CT scan showing I had a deviated septum. My surgeon had said if I cosmetically wanted to fix the tip of my nose, which has a deep cartilage split at the tip, giving the appearance of a "butt nose"...that it would be a couple of stitches when closing up. But I believe my nose turns up and the skin between the nostrils hangs, due to what I believe was terrible allergies and constant nose itching. What would be the best way to get a cuter shaped nose tip?
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: Don't let that doctor operate on your nose!
"A couple of stitches when closing up" pegs your doctor as someone who knows nothing about rhinoplasty. You must not let him operate on your nose.
Changing your "butt nose" requires complicated work on the tip of your nose, using advanced techniques that not all plastic surgeons understand.
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