She had a very wide area in the central part of her dorsum, exactly
where a hump typically exists. The width in that region of the nose is
corrected by moving the nasal bones closer together.
The rhinoplasty tutorial has a chapter
which describes how the bones are moved closer together during the
operation (the surgery tutorials contain explicit photographs taken during surgery).
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Can rhinoplasty fix my narrow and long nose?
How extensive of a procedure will it take to correct my nose? What options are there as far as shaping out there for me? What shape would compliment my facial structure?
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: You are a somewhat typical candidate for a rhinoplasty
The operation wouldn't be more extensive than an "average" rhinoplasty, although I consider all rhinoplasties fairly "extensive."
I think most people, if they had your nose and were of a mind to change it, would consider lowering the bump on the bridge, narrowing the tip a small amount, elevating the tip up a small amount, and deprojecting the tip -- that is, bringing the entire nose back closer to your face.
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