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Nasal Base

Bridge, Tip and Base Narrowing

This is a great case example of how an ethnic, female nose can be narrowed throughout - meaning the nasal bridge, tip and base - while maintaining a natural appearance. I saw this female patient for rhinoplasty consultation on several different occasions - mostly because we both wanted to be very open and in agreement with the intended goal in terms of cosmetic nose reshaping. One of the most important factors in her case -... Continue Reading
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Nasal Base Reduction

Nasal base reduction refers to a rhinoplasty maneuver that is intended to narrow the base of the nose in cases where it is excessively wide for the face. Nasal base reduction of some form or another is fairly common in rhinoplasty and revision rhinoplasty. It is done even more frequently when performing ethnic rhinoplasty, including work on Asian noses, African American noses, and Middle Eastern noses. These particular patient populations tend to have a slightly... Continue Reading
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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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