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Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
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It seems her left cheek was more wrinkled than her right cheek.  Also, it's fairly common to find that the front of the cheek, closer to the mouth, wrinkles more than the rear half of the cheek, closer to the ear.  Look at the smooth skin that extends for a couple inches in front of her ear onto her cheek.

If you look along her jaw line, you can also see some irregularities of skin pigmentation that commonly occur as a consequence of any skin resurfacing operation.  But the peel also removed some irregular hyperpigmentation that is common in skin of persons her age.


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Questioner: Is there any way I can straighten my nose bridge?
(Questioner submitted photos)

Dr. Denenberg's answer: Yes, a rhinoplasty can straighten your nose bridge ...
... but for a couple of reasons you need to pay attention to other features of your nose when planning your rhinoplasty and getting an agreement from your surgeon that he will and can make the additional changes.

Look at the video link below, where I made a simulation of a proposed rhinoplasty on your nose. I removed the bump, straightening the bridge of you nose. However, when you remove a bump, it usually makes the nose *appear* longer than it was, so it's important to raise the tip a small amount, so the nose doesn't look too long after surgery.

Then, your nose is a little strong *above* the bump, at the level of the black arrow, so that area needs to be reduced as well, or your nose might get a bit of an impression of a "Roman" statue nose, where your profile slides from your forehead down onto the nose without the little dip at the top of the nose, just below the eyebrows, which dip we usually think is an attractive feature. In the animation, you'll see how in the "after" picture, I reduced the nose *above* the bump, by the arrow.

Reducing the top of the nose like that, and elevating the tip, are changes that not every plastic surgeon can create, so you must see before and after photos, and see whether you think you are communicating with perfect accuracy when you visit your surgeon.

Link to this question on RealSelf.com



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