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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What would be involved in Rhinoplasty 2nd revision on nose tip? Do I have Melasma or Freckles on my upper lip/ mouth?
Hello, I had rhinoplasty in August 2013 and a revision in September 2014. My nose is now asymmetrical in the tip and I'm just wanting to know what exactly would be involved in a second revision to have this fixed? Also if anyone could tell me, if I have Melasma or Freckles on my upper lip/around my mouth? Thank-you for your help in advance :)
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: Another revision should address more than just the asymmetry of your tip
I see the asymmetry of your tip, but the asymmetry is small, and small asymmetries are very difficult to correct. However, usually when there is an asymmetry like that, some of the other views show other problems that can be corrected during a revision operation. Can you post profile and three-quarter views? You might get some useful comments.
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