A careful evaluation of these photos will reveal that the tip of the nose was
narrowed during surgery, and that little groove in the middle of her tip was
It's hard to see a hump from the frontal view. In the after picture,
you can see two parallel vertical white lines that follow down the dorsum of
her nose. Those white lines are the reflections from the flashes.
They have a different shape in her before picture, and you can almost see where
the hump was.
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Will Fixing Bulbous Tip Make the Nose Look Thinner?
I have a bulbous tip nose. I want to get my nose to have a normal tip but also want it to look thinner. If I get the bulbous tip fixed, will my nose automatically look skinnier?
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: The tip and the bridge can be narrowed at the same time, but using different techniques
The work done during surgery to narrow the tip of the nose won't change the appearance of the upper part of the nose -- that part can also be narrowed, as a different part of the operation.
Careful, though, because narrowing a nasal tip is an advanced technique, and you should see before and after photos, before selecting your doctor, of other patients who specifically had their nasal tips narrowed. A profile view won't show that to you; it's the angled views, like the one you posted, that show the width of the tip.
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