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Could septoplasty change shape of nose on the outside?

Could septoplasty change shape of nose on the outside?

Not usually: The septoplasty can straighten a nose if it is corrected. Also if the septum is removed and the support lost the nose my sink in. This is seen in old boxers and called a saddle nose. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more


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Change shape of nose without surgery. Is that possible?

Change shape of nose without surgery. Is that possible?

Fillers: Temporary fillers such as juvederm can be used to modify the shape of the nose without surgery. ...Read more

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Is it possible to change shape of nose without surgery?

Is it possible to change shape of nose without surgery?

Trauma/fracture: Unfortunately the direct answer to your question is "yes". Look at broken nose victims, the fracture often changes the shape and function of the nose. If you are looking for a cosmetic change, this implies you don't like your current look and want an "improvement". In that situation, it is recommended you consult with plastic surgery or ENT surgery about your options. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you change shape of nose by occas. Pinching or wearing glasses at tip of nose? Did it a few times & now my nose looks thinner & bridge bone wider.

Can you change shape of nose by occas. Pinching or wearing glasses at tip of nose? Did it a few times & now my nose looks thinner & bridge bone wider.

Glasses and noses: Wearing glasses can compress the skin on the nose. By pushing out the water in the skin, the area under the glasses pads with thin. The constant pressure can can skin atrophy and change the shape of the bone or cartilage. Some noses will have significant changes, some will not be affected. ...Read more

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Do those clips for nose actually help make them taller/straighter/narrower? Or is rhinoplasty the only way to change nose shape?

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 more

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Can we expect immediate change in nose shape after septorhinoplasty because mine hasn't changed significantly. Its been 4 days since surgery.

Can we expect immediate change in nose shape after septorhinoplasty because mine hasn't changed significantly. Its been 4 days since surgery.

Hmmmm: Sometime swelling from the surgery take a while to resolve. It is then you can truly appreciated your surgeon work. So be patience. It will be alright. Make sure follow up with your surgeon. ...Read more

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3 days ago little lumps that feel like cartilage appeared on the tip of my nose they arnt sore but u can see them they have changed the Shape of nose?

3 days ago little lumps that feel like cartilage appeared on the tip of my nose they arnt sore but u can see them they have changed the Shape of nose?

Cystic: These cystic like lesions may be akin to acne or possibly due to acne rosacea. I feel it's important for you to consult a dermatologist in order to get an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment as well as advice concerning facial skin care. ...Read more

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Doc said wearing glasses changes nose shape. Is it from constant wear? Did few times worn pushed on tip of nose & a little pinching w/ fingers cause it

Doc said wearing glasses changes nose shape. Is it from constant wear? Did few times worn pushed on tip of nose & a little pinching w/ fingers cause it

Wearing glasses: Don't worry. Although the pads of the glasses that push on the nose may make small skin indentations throughout the day, the weight of most glasses isn't enough to change the shape of the bone underneath, even if worn constantly. If you need glasses, wear them. Don't skip wearing sunglasses for sure! Good UV sunglasses can help prevent development of cataracts later in life. ...Read more

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Can your nose change shape with age?

Can your nose change shape with age?

Nasal aging: With age, the nose tends to droop. These changes can be addressed with rhinoplasty. Have your nose evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Does using cocaine change the shape of your nose?

Yes: Chronic Cocaine use eats away at your septum which can cause complete collapse of the nose. Not a pleasant look! ...Read more

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Can your nose change shape from cocaine use?

Can your nose change shape from cocaine use?

Yes: Cocaine use can result in death of of tissue (septal necrosis) with consequent undesirable change in nasal appearance. Some mechanisms might include reduced blood flow and/or unchecked infection. Cocaine use is associated with a variety of undesirable general medical and psychological adverse effects. ...Read more

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Is it possible for septoplasty to change the shape of the nose?

Is it possible for septoplasty to change the shape of the nose?

Unlikely: It would be very unusual for conventional septoplasty performed for blockage of breathing to result in a change in the appearance of the nose. However, in some cases, septoplasty alone may not relieve the blockage and cosmetic changes may be required in order to improve the nasal breathing. This is called "septorhinoplasty" or commonly a "nosejob". ...Read more

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Does adenoid surgery change the shape of your nose?

Does adenoid surgery change the shape of your nose?

No: Adenoids are above the soft palate in the back of the throat.

No change in appearance occurs after the surgery. ...Read more

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Will a collapsed nasal valve repair have change the shape of my nose in a negative way?

Will a collapsed nasal valve repair have change the shape of my nose in a negative way?

It could: You need to speak to the physician who did the repair, (or another ENT specialist if yours is not nearby) and soon if this or the surgery happened recently or suddenly. Remember though that noses change with age. If this was done in youth, all bets are off! Good luck. ...Read more

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