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Rhinoplasty Transformation

In some cases of cosmetic rhinoplasty, the changes made to the shape of the nose can have a much more dramatic impact on the overall facial appearance. This is a great example of such a case. This young lady from San Diego consulted with me in the hopes of having cosmetic nose reshaping surgery. More specifically, she did not like the bump on the bridge and the wide appearance as seen from the frontal view. In... Continue Reading
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Female Hump and Tip Refinement

This particular patient is a great example of how cosmetic rhinoplasty can be used to address a nasal bridge hump deformity in a female. This young lady from San Diego, CA consulted with our office complaining of a bump on the bridge of her nose as well as asymmetry when looking at her nose from the front. In addition, her nasal tip was more rounded than she desired. Overall, she was looking to make her... Continue Reading
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Dorsal Hump Deformity

A 'dorsal hump deformity' refers to an undesirable bump involving the bridge, or dorsum. This is best appreciated on the lateral view of the nose and appears as a convexity over the bridge (see photo example). In some cases, a dorsal hump deformity is barely noticeable on frontal view. Most patients present stating they often see the unwanted bump in photographs of themselves taken from an oblique, or partial side, angle. Esthetic Analysis and Goals... Continue Reading

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