The frontal view is always the hardest to evaluate, but we'll try. Look
at the two white dots in the tip of the nose. They are reflections from
the flashes, just as there are two white dots in each of her eyes. Now
compare the position of those dots with the position of her nostrils in the
before and after photos. You'll find that the dots are higher in the after
picture, indicating that I succeeded in elevating the tip of her nose.
It's harder to tell what was done to the dorsum from this view, but check
out the two vertical parallel white stripes in the dorsum in her after
picture. They are more even and uniform than the stripes in her before
picture, indicating that her dorsum was narrowed and straightened. See
what you can tell if you know what clues to look for?
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What procedures will I need to go through To correct this. Will I need a septoplasty and rhinoplasty?
Here is a better picture of my nose..I do have a couple of doctors that I am highly interested in. Theyre facial plastic surgeon & board certified. As you can see My bulbous droopy tip, crooked nose, & a bump That this nose is not for me. I am wanting a more feminine face. i wished my nose was smaller but not too small.. just something that will Fit my face. i am just so insecure with my face bc of my nose...i am around people everyday & i just deal with it. I almost want a nose like jen selter.
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: Your nose requires some advanced techniques
It seems to me that your nose would benefit from a significant "deprojection." That means bringing the entire nose back closer to your face. Look at the simulated modification that I made in the video link. Ignoring the hump for the moment, you can see that the tip of your nose moved significantly closer to your face. Then, the hump was also taken down.
You have a little bit of what we call "tethering" of the upper lip. That's when the upper lip pulls forward, right where it meets the bottom of the nose. If the tip of the nose is successfully deprojected, the tethering tends to lessen, or go away.
Making a predictable deprojection of the nose is not something that every plastic surgeon can accomplish, so be sure to see photos of the doctor's other patients who had impressive deprojections, before deciding on a surgeon.
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