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Wide Nasal Bones and Wide Tip

This is a great case study on how Dr. Hilinski used great rhinoplasty technique to narrow this San Diego lady’s broad, wide nose. She consulted with Dr. Hilinski and noted how unhappy she was with the bulbous, wide nasal tip. When you looked closely at her nasal tip region, one could readily see how the nasal tip was lacking in definition. In addition, she had fairly wide, or splayed, nasal bones. She has obvious freckling... Continue Reading
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Hump Reduction Without Breaking Bones

Every once in a while we get an online rhinoplasty inquiry regarding a dorsal hump and whether or not the bones have to be broken in the process of taking the bump down. So we decided to post a case example of exactly this. Here is a male rhinoplasty patient who consulted with Dr. Hilinski regarding a few cosmetic issues. One of the main issues he had was a dorsal hump, which can be readily... Continue Reading
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Not Your Usual Septoplasty

This is case that involves repair of a deviated septum - called a septoplasty - but not your usual septoplasty. Septoplasty Terminology Some patients actually call the procedure 'a deviated septum' - as in they "underwent 'a deviated septum' last week" - but this is not a correct use of the term. Septoplasty is the more accurate term for someone undergoing surgical repair of a deviated septum. Septal reconstruction is another term used to describe... Continue Reading
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Chin Implant with Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty and chin implant are often times recommended to be done together in order to help give someone even better overall facial harmony and balance. This is a great case example of this concept where a nose job was done at the same time as chin augmentation with an implant. When looking at his preoperative frontal photo you can see how the tip of his nose was quite wide in comparison to the rest of... Continue Reading
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Bulbous Wide Nasal Tip

This is another example of cosmetic nose reshaping, or rhinoplasty, to correct a bulbous, wide nasal tip. This very pleasant young lady consulted with me to discuss options for her bulbous appearing nasal tip. Although she also desired to address a bump on her nasal bridge, the bulbous nasal tip was considered a priority for her. Bulbous Wide Nasal Tip Consult During her examination in the office, we discussed in detail the desired changes to... Continue Reading
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Bulbous, Rounded Nasal Tip

The bulbous or rounded nasal tip is one of the more common reasons that patients seek rhinoplasty, or nasal reshaping, surgery. A bulbous nasal tip is one that simply looks more rounded - almost like a ball positioned on the end of the nose. Most rhinoplasty patients with a bulbous nasal tip describe their nose as being too wide or too big. Others describe the nose as being poorly defined without shape. To gain a... Continue Reading

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