The ear can actually look a little bigger from the side view after surgery, because
before the operation, when it
is sticking out away from the head, we see it edge-on, as in
the before photo above. After surgery, when the ear is flatter against
the head, we see more of the ear from this side view, and the ear can
appear to be larger.
Check out his hair in his after picture. I had his parents clean the
incision line with hydrogen peroxide after surgery, and I think they bleached
him out a little.
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Does the tip of my nose look too big?
I had a revision rhinoplasty about 14 months ago. The doctor added spreader grafts and a tip graft and brought my nostrils in a little bit. My nose still looks too wide and full at the tip. What do you think can be done to improve the look of my nose? It just seems very full to me. Thanks for your answers!
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: Seems to me that the tip of your nose droops, besides being a little wide.
I see the fullness that you describe, but to my eye, much of the "fullness" is that the tip of the nose hangs down more than you might like it. See the video link for a simulation I made of the changes that could be possible in a revision, if the surgeon is truly expert in shortening a nose during a revision.
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