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Base Reduction Narrowing

Our San Diego office gets inquiries all the time from patients wanting to know whether or not they can have isolated nasal base reduction or narrowing. The answer is - yes. In some cases, patients can have only nasal base narrowing surgery, which is often times called a Weir reduction - or alar wedge excision. The key thing to watch out for is the nasal tip. If someone starts off with a nasal tip that... Continue Reading

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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