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Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
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Pay attention to the white dots on the tip of the nose and to the more subtle white highlights on the nose in between her eyes.  Those dots and highlights are reflections from the flash.  The white dots on the tip are just a bit higher in position in the after picture, indicating that the tip of the nose was elevated during surgery.

In the after picture, the white highlights on her nose between her eyes flow down onto the nose a small distance, allowing you to see that her nose is narrow in the mid-dorsum.  In the before picture, you see less of those highlights flowing down the nose, because the before nose is wider and less angular.

The base view of her nose, view 9, also illustrates the narrowing of her nose quite well.


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Questioner: 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
Hi,
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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