• Rhinoplasty
  • Other noses:
rhinoplasty FacialSurgery.com
Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
Dr. Denenberg's articles on Medium.com.
rhinoplasty
 
Views of this rhinoplasty patient:

Image size is small
show larger

Let's try to evaluate the surgical changes from this frontal view.  You can see some of the changes from removing the hump: the before picture has two parallel vertical white stripes along the dorsum of his nose.  Those stripes are the return from the flashes in my photo room.  The stripes give you a feel for the position of the dorsum and the presence of the hump, and they are missing in the after picture.

Nasal length: in the after picture, we can see just a glimpse of his nostrils.  That glimpse is our indication that his nose was shortened, because in the before picture, his somewhat droopy tip hung over and obscured our view of the nostrils.

Actually, he has his head tilted down slightly in the before picture, but the analysis is still valid. (You can tell that his head is tilted down a bit by looking at his right eye and his right ear.  In the after picture, his right eye is at the level of the top of his ear.  In the before picture, his right eye sits below the level of the top of the ear.)


next view of this patient

"I have so much more confidence ... "
See all of Dr. Denenberg's reviews on

 

Interested in morphs?
All views of this rhinoplasty patient:
rhinoplasty
rhinoplasty
rhinoplasty
rhinoplasty
current: Frontal
rhinoplasty
rhinoplasty
rhinoplasty
rhinoplasty

Go here to learn how to send your photos to Dr. Denenberg,
or to arrange a personal consultation.


Next: an example of the solid advice Dr. Denenberg gives patients on RealSelf.com.
Get that advice for your own situation by emailing your photos to Dr. Denenberg.

Questioner: Which Nose Looks More Suitable on Me? I'm So Stressed. I've Been to 5 Consultations
So the nose one the right a girl on realself morphed that for me. While the other one my PS morphed. I feel like the PS morph makes my nose still stick out. The other one is cute and fits my face. Maybe I'm wrong. Help me pls
(Questioner submitted photos)

Dr. Denenberg's answer: When you decrease the projection of the nose, you usually should elevate the tip!
I like the morph on the right, too. It looks like the RealSelf participant elevated the tip of your nose a small amount when she adjusted the position of the tip. When the tip of the nose comes back toward the face, it can make the nose look longer, so the nose can look more natural or pleasing if the tip is elevated.

We didn't see the "before" photo, but if you are concerned about the amount that the nose is brought back toward the face, you need to take special care to see before and after photos from your prospective doctors showing noses that were changed in that same fashion. Adjusting the projection of the tip is an advanced technique; many of the revision operations I perform are aimed at correcting an inadequate amount of change in projection of the tip from the first operation.

Link to this question on RealSelf.com