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If you're considering rhinoplasty...
Rhinoplasty, or surgery to reshape the nose, is one of the most common of all plastic surgery procedures. Rhinoplasty can reduce or increase the size of your nose, change the shape of the tip or the bridge, narrow the span of the nostrils, or change the angle between your nose and your upper lip. It may also correct a birth defect or injury, or help relieve some breathing problems.

If you're considering rhinoplasty, this information will give you a basic understanding of the procedure-when it can help, how it's performed, and what results you can expect. It can't answer all of your questions, since a lot depends on the individual patient and the surgeon. Please ask Dr. Bermant about anything you don't understand.

The best candidates for rhinoplasty
Rhinoplasty can enhance your appearance and your self-confidence, but it won't necessarily change your looks to match your ideal, or cause other people to treat you differently. Before you decide to have surgery, think carefully about your expectations and discuss them with Dr. Bermant.

The best candidates for rhinoplasty are people who are looking for improvement, not perfection, in the way they look. If you're physically healthy, psychologically stable, and realistic in your expectations, you may be a good candidate.

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There are many possible problems rhinoplasty can address. These preoperative photographs show noses that the patients complained were too large, projecting too far from the face.

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These preoperative pictures show noses that the patients complained were too big for their faces. The tips were enlarged and drooping. The columella are hanging showing too much lining of the nose.

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Rhinoplasty can be performed to meet aesthetic goals or for reconstructive purposes-to correct birth defects or breathing problems.

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Others complain that their nose has a hump, is bent, or otherwise deformed. (These are before surgery images.)

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Ethnic concerns can play an important role.

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Different parts of the nose may be involved:

Complaints may varied, some common ones are:

  • Dorsum
  • Bony
  • Region
  • Cartilage
  • Tip
  • Columella
  • Nostrils
  • Septum
  • Turbinates

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  • Too Narrow
  • Too Big
  • Too High
  • Too Short
  • Too Long
  • Too Flat
  • Too Wide
  • Don't like Shape
  • Bent
  • Deformed

Age may also be a consideration. Many surgeons prefer not to operate on teenagers until after they've completed their growth spurt-around 14 or 15 for girls, a bit later for boys. It's important to consider teenagers' social and emotional adjustment, too, and to make sure it's what they, and not their parents, really want.

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