eyelid surgery FacialSurgery.com
Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
eyelid surgery
 
Views of this eyelid surgery patient:

Image size is small
show larger

In some people, excess skin in the upper eyelids causes the face to look as though the person is scowling, when in fact her face is simply at rest.  That's because when you scowl, you lower your eyebrows, bunching up the skin on your upper lids.  If your upper eyelid skin is bunched up all of the time simply because it is in excess, you might look like you are scowling all the time.


next view of this patient

"Thank goodness I did not let the idea of travel
stand in the way of my going to him for surgery! "
See all of Dr. Denenberg's reviews on

 

Interested in morphs?
All views of this eyelid surgery patient:
eyelid surgery
eyelid surgery
eyelid surgery
current: Frontal
eyelid surgery
eyelid surgery

Go here to learn how to send your photos to Dr. Denenberg,
or to arrange a personal consultation.


Next: an example of the solid advice Dr. Denenberg gives patients on RealSelf.com.
Get that advice for your own situation by emailing your photos to Dr. Denenberg.

Questioner: Rounded tip, pollybeak and over-projection? Is it swelling or should I consider a revision?
I'm 4 months post op. My tip is very rounded and my nose appears to be over projected on three quarter view. Is this swelling, a pollybeak forming or just not a nice result? Should I consult with revision surgeons?
(Questioner submitted photos)

Dr. Denenberg's answer: Excess projection and fullness after rhinoplasty
Hi,
I'll try to be helpful, but for some reason I can't see the posted photos.

I suppose the rounded tip could be, as you said, swelling or a pollybeak or just not a nice result. Sometimes, if it's swelling, a steroid injection can help, but it's unlikely to help hugely. I don't see how projected your nose is, but probably the projection won' change much now.

De-projecting a nose involves advanced techniques on the tip cartilages, and most plastic surgeons don't have the training to make the changes with accuracy and predictability. Especially in a revision. If you consider a revision, you *must* see before and after photos of the doctor's other patients, with noses similar somehow to yours, so that you can see if he was able to accomplish for someone else what you want for yourself.

If you re-post the photos, I'd be happy to give you advice based on your specific situation. See the attached video and Web reference link for examples of changes that can be made in the right hands.

Link to this question on RealSelf.com



iPhone App