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Cosmetic Rhinoplasty Nose Surgery: Alar Adjustment

Alar adjustment is a surgical procedure that reduces wide or flared nostrils. The nostrils’ outer edges are known as the ala. Alar adjustment is typically undertaken with nasal width reduction. In this procedure, the surgeon will excise a portion of

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Cosmetic Rhinoplasty Nose Surgery: Width Reduction

The nostril and nose tip form a triangle called the pyriform aperture when the nose is seen from beneath. To reduce the width of the nasal tip, a surgeon will make adjustments to the pyriform aperture. A rhinoplasty surgeon can

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Cosmetic Rhinoplasty Nose Surgery: Nasolabial Angle Adjustment

The nasolabial angle comprises two lines which are obvious when viewing the face in profile. The first line extends from the nose tip to the area above the upper lip. The second line runs from the upper lip to the

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Cosmetic Rhinoplasty Nose Surgery: Projection Adjustment

Nose projection is the distance that it protrudes outwards from the point where it connects the upper lip to its tip. If the tip protrudes excessively, it can affect the overall appearance of the nose significantly. A nose that is

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Cosmetic Rhinoplasty Nose Surgery: Tip Rotation and Reduction

If the nasal tip lacks proper rotation, it means that the tip lacks definition or is overly defined. Rotation refers to the upward or downward turn of the nose tip. The nose surgeon will modify the nasal tip by reshaping

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Cosmetic Rhinoplasty Nose Surgery: Straightening a Crooked Nose

If a person’s nose is shifted to one side or is slightly crooked, they can undergo a rhinoplasty cosmetic surgery procedure to straighten it where the surgeon eliminates some cartilage or bone or moves the tissue physically. In addition, the

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Cosmetic Rhinoplasty Nose Surgery: Correcting The Radix

As part of a rhinoplasty procedure, the surgeon may have to reduce a dorsal hump or bump on the nasal bridge. This condition also has a variation which causes the illusion of a significant bump, called the low radix or

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Cosmetic Rhinoplasty Procedures

Depending on the unique needs of the patient, the surgeon will perform a suitable rhinoplasty cosmetic surgery. At the time of the pre-operative consultation, the surgeon will evaluate the patient as a candidate for this procedure. Board certified plastic surgeon

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Rhinoplasty Surgery: Nasal Polyps

Nasal polyps occur in various colors and sizes. They typically range from pink to brownish-yellow in color. Early on, the polyps look like teardrops. But they appear similar to grapes on a stem upon becoming larger. Nasal polyps can occur

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Rhinoplasty Nose Surgery: Enlarged Turbinates

Rhinoplasty plastic surgery can treat enlarged turbinates. Turbinates refer to the long, narrow bones that project outwards from the sides of the septum inside the nasal cavity. Turbinates look like tiny, curled knobs at the ends. Turbinates are classified into

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