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Prominent Nasal Bridge
Very prominent bony nasal bridge after septoplasty and turbinate reduction. Not noticeable before. Why?
I have a 1 month baby born with a prominent broad nasal bridge. Is there something to be done at this age for this craniofacial abnormality?
May be normal: We get so used to the way older kids and adults look that sometimes we are bothered by normal variations in a newborn. The midface begins to appear more narrow as the nose begins to grow forward in middle childhood. Infants tend to be flat faced and the nasal root can be broad and normal. Discuss this with you pediatrician. There are published standards for the normal variations of these features. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possibly.: Please submit clear & specific questions about nasal bridge piercings. 1 question per entry is best. Clarify and re-ask. ...Read more
Ethnic variations: Facial features vary from ethnic culture to ethnic culture. As such what is considered normal in one culture may not be viewed the same in another. If you have concerns about a depressed nasal bridge, you should consult with a facial surgeon or plastic surgeon to discuss your concerns and to find out what options you have for treatment. ...Read more
I had HA fillers in my nasal bridge 2 days ago. There is an area that is pitted and particularly bruised. It seems to be spreading. Is this necrosis?
Nasal necrosis: You need to report this immediately to your doctor and be checked for a complication ...Read more
No: Sometimes this is a normal inherited trait. Try to see if others in the family share that trait. If you suspect that this person has a chromosome disorder, the doctors that diagnose them are called genetecists. If the person is your child it's best to see a pediatrician about your concerns first. (of course, if this is a coworker or the like, it's best to just leave it be ;). ...Read more