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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Do You Think I Could Achieve This Look with Rhinoplasty?
I would love to balance out my face by reducing the size of my nose. Based on the nose I already have, I think a nose similar to Kara Dioguardi or Minka Kelly would suit my face well. Do you think I am being unrealistic?
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: Your nose can be made smaller, more like the models
To reduce the size of your nose, I believe the issues would be to bring it back closer to your face, so it doesn't project as much, take down the modest bump along the bridge of your nose, and also elevate the tip, so it's not as long. I measure "length" as the distance from where the nose begins, between your eyes, down the length of the bridge to the tip. Click on the "Web reference" link to see a modification that I made to your image, to show what could be possible with surgery.
From the frontal view, your nose appears wide.
While it's never possible to put someone else's nose on you, it is realistic that you could have a nose closer to the two models, because the changes that I describe would move your nose in that direction.
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