Compared to Caucasian noses, Asian noses sit closer to the face in the upper part of the
dorsum, between the eyes. Asian faces have their own beauty, but the
occasional patient wants to see a dorsum that is higher, away from the face,
more like a European nose.
This nose was augmented with an artificial material placed along the dorsum
to hold it out away from the face. She also had a drooping tip, which was
elevated during surgery.
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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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