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Can You Have Rhinoplasty If You Have Nose Ring
I have a nose ring and i've had it for a while now but all of a sudden the hole as gotten black what should I do? And what does that mean? Help?
Remove: Sounds like the channel in which the ring exists had developed an infection. Needs to be removed and the hole examined by a physician who can take a culture to determine if antibiotics are warranted. ...Read more
Many options!: Depending on the specific shape of the nose and location of the problem, there are three basic options for changing the nose's shape. 1. The native bone or cartilage can be repositioned and reshaped. 2. Grafts of native tissue can be used to augment or suport the existing nose. 3. Artificial grafts/materials can be used if native grafts are not appropriate/available. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do those clips for nose actually help make them taller/straighter/narrower? Or is rhinoplasty the only way to change nose shape?
Rhinoplasty or clips: External devices cannot change the shape of the nose. Only surgery (or to a limited extent fillers) can. One of the founders of rhinoplasty, Jacques Joseph (a German plastic surgeon, despite his French-sounding name) even invented a clamp to hold the nasal bones together after rhinoplasty. All it did was create ulcers on the nose. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
RhinoplastyCandidate: You may be a good candidate for rhinoplasty if you feel your nose is too big or disproportional to the rest of your face, your nose is too wide when viewed from the front, your nose is crooked or off-center, or asymmetrical, your nose has a bump or bulge, the tip of your nose is too large, your nose is too up-turned or down-turned, too long, pointy, or flat, or if you have flared or wide nostrils. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: A septorhinoplasty entails making intentional changes to the natural shape and structure of your nose. This is done with incisions inside or potentially on the outside of the nose. Cartiledge is removed, reshaped, or added, and although artificial graft materials can be used, it is not standard. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Absolutely: A well-done rhinoplasty should be tailored to suit the patient's needs, and should not be a "cookie-cutter" approach. The nose should look natural and be harmonious with the rest of the face. If narrowing the bridge is all that is needed, that is all that should be done. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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