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Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
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Her long nose required elevating the tip, taking down a hump, and shortening the nose.  But she had another operation, too.  She had a chin augmentation, to make her weak chin appear stronger.

In a chin augmentation, an implant is placed in front of the jaw bone to bring the chin forward.  Bringing the chin forward at the same time as making the nose smaller puts the face in better balance.  The profile gets an improvement that the rhinoplasty alone couldn't achieve.


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Questioner: Can my nose tip be lifted and made smaller? I want a lip lift. too. Will it give me a good image?
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: Nose: yes. Lip: no.
Hi. I agree that your nose, while certainly not terribly long, is at the longer end of a range of normal, and if your tastes run to shorter noses, a significant elevation of the tip is possible and fine. It also appears that you have strong cartilages in the tip of your nose, and some narrowing of those cartilages might be good, too.

Work on the tip cartilages often comprises advanced techniques that not every plastic surgeon can accomplish, so be sure to see before and after photos of the doctor's work before selecting a surgeon.

The lip lift: no, no, no! It would leave a visible scar at the bottom of your nose, and your lip already looks great!  A lip lift is for someone with a ***much*** longer upper lip than yours!

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