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Rhinoplasty (3)

The ideal nose, for women, is consdered to be where the nostrils are not visible and the tip of the nose is lightly raised, and for men, is when the nose extends from the glabella to the tip in a straight line. There is a general misconception that a high nose is always ideal, but in fact the most beautiful nose is one that best complements one's face.

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At D&A, we consider the balance of the nose with the rest of the face with utmost importance. Book your appointment now for a consultation.

Alar reduction

What is alar reduction?

Even with a sharp nose, if the alae of the nose are wide, the nose and the overall face may appear flat. If this is the case, then you may a good candidiate for alar reduction surgery.

​Moreover, there are cases there the alae constrict and stick, since the cartilages at the tip of the nose are soft, resulting in difficulty with breathing when taking deep breaths. It is therefore important to consider the state of the cartilage at the tip of the nose before surgery.

Method of operation

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Incision is made along the border between the alae and the cheeks, excess is cut off, and sutured. It is crucial to ensure that the scar is invisible, and that the shape of the nostrils does not appear awkward.

Key information

  • Duration: approx. 30 mins

  • Suture removal: 5 days after operation

  • Return to daily life: application of make​-up possible after suture removal

Nasal bone reduction

What is nasal bone reduction?

The nose appears flat when the part where the maxilla and the nasal bone appears thick or wide, making the nose appears too large relative to the face. If this is the case, then nasal bone reduction can help.

Method of operation

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The lateral cartilage and the nasal bone, particularly the shape of the nasal bone, are the deciding factors of the width of the dorsum of the nose. Therefore, this operation fractures the nasal bone bilaterally so that they can be moved, then reattaches it medially.

Comparison of before and after surgery

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