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Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
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How short should a nose be?  The factors we consider are the patient's age, sex, height, preferences, as well as some more subtle considerations, including the nose's vertical height, the length of the upper lip, the thickness of the skin, and other factors.

If you don't mind looking at photos that were taken during surgery, the surgery tutorials on rhinoplasty contain a discussion of how to decide the final length of the nose.


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Questioner: Is It Worth Getting my Rhinoplasty? Because I Think my Front Looks Good.
how should it change?
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: Often the frontal view changes little in a rhinoplasty
When most of your complaints result from a strong profile view, it's possible to improve that profile while making only tiny changes to the frontal view. See my "Web reference" link for a morph showing how your profile could be changed and some other important info. I brought the tip of your nose back closer to your face, took down the hump, and raised the tip a small amount.

These changes would only affect the frontal view by perhaps having the nose not droop down over your lip quite so much. It makes sense: you can't really tell from the frontal view how big someone's hump is, so it's the profile view that changes more.

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