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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Would a tip plasty be enough to correct the bifidity of my nose and make a more attractive nose?
Would suturing the cartilages make the nose more projected? I don't want it to be more projected. Would fixing the bifidity allow the flow from bridge to tip to be more smooth? As now it looks like it is all in separate pieces. I hate these indentations and just want them gone and bring harmony to my face.
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: Indeed, the tip of your nose can be made less prominent with rhinoplasty
Work on the tip of a nose like yours isn't all suturing cartilages: some cartilage would be removed, some re-positioned. It doesn't have to increase the projection of the tip. In fact, it can *decrease* the projection of the tip, or leave the projection alone, depending on what needs to be done and your preferences.
Be careful to see the before and after photos of any doctor you are considering for this operation. Work on a tip like yours is extremely difficult, and most plastic surgeons wouldn't be able to handle it expertly. Before and after profile pictures where a hump was removed don't tell you if the surgeon can work on the tip of the nose.
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