A 30-year-old male asked:
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i don't have flared or wide nostrils but i do have really long nostrils due to the length of my nose. is it possible to change that with rhinoplasty?

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Dr. Ralph Rosato
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Rhinoplasty: You can change the shape of your nose with surgery. Long noses can be shortened to a degree. A visit to a board certified plastic surgeon should help you decide f the chage that can be made is what you would like.
Answered on Feb 28, 2014
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Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Or a facial plastic surgeon!
Feb 23, 2014
Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Yes: Rhinoplasty can be used to change nostril shape and size.
Answered on Aug 9, 2014
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Rhinoplasty: there are several maneuvers which can change the shape of your nostrils. Be sure to have your nose evaluated by a board certified facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon with expertise in nasal surgery.
Answered on Oct 14, 2014

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