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  • Excessive width or projection of the nose
  • Nasal disproportion, asymmetry or bump
  • Dissatisfaction with the shape of the nasal tip, bridge or nostrils
  • General
  • 3 hrs
In / Outpatient
  • Outpatient
  • Through incisions hidden within the nostrils and a small incision in the columella (the strip of skin between the nostrils), the skin is lifted from the underlying supporting framework
  • The bone and cartilage framework of the nose is sculpted to the desired shape, and the skin is then redraped
  • Swelling and bruising affecting the nose and adjacent eyelids peak at 2 days after surgery and rapidly resolve over the next 2 weeks
  • Patients wear a nasal splint for 1 week
  • Return to school or work after 1 week, but no strenuous activity or contact sports for 6 weeks
  • Subtle swelling and numbness of the nasal tip will remain for up to 6 months
  • Provides a permanent correction
  • Infection, hematoma, scarring, nosebleed
  • Residual asymmetry or deformity