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Has anyone had cosmetic nose surgery leave them with eagle beak deformity? Why?

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Dr. David Sherris
Facial Plastic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Pollybeak

Pollybeak deformity happens when either scar tissue forms above the tip and under the skin, or when not enough of the dorsum is removed at the original surgery.
This problem is repairable with revision rhinoplasty.

In brief: Pollybeak

Pollybeak deformity happens when either scar tissue forms above the tip and under the skin, or when not enough of the dorsum is removed at the original surgery.
This problem is repairable with revision rhinoplasty.
Dr. David Sherris
Dr. David Sherris
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Dr. Michael Armstrong
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Tip support

The problem is a relative lack of nasal tip support.
Sometimes, too much cartilage is left in the nasal dorsum (the bridge) and the patient just needs the hump reduced farther. Other times, the tip itself is too weak to stand in front of the nose. In this case cartilage must be added to the tip. When the tip is hanging from the dorsum, further reduction just allows it to drop more.

In brief: Tip support

The problem is a relative lack of nasal tip support.
Sometimes, too much cartilage is left in the nasal dorsum (the bridge) and the patient just needs the hump reduced farther. Other times, the tip itself is too weak to stand in front of the nose. In this case cartilage must be added to the tip. When the tip is hanging from the dorsum, further reduction just allows it to drop more.
Dr. Michael Armstrong
Dr. Michael Armstrong
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Dr. John Hoffmann
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Complex question

Not exactly what you mean by "eagle beak".
There are a number of things that can cause an unacceptable nasal shape after rhinoplasty. You should be evaluated by a facial surgeon experienced in revision rhinoplasty surgery.

In brief: Complex question

Not exactly what you mean by "eagle beak".
There are a number of things that can cause an unacceptable nasal shape after rhinoplasty. You should be evaluated by a facial surgeon experienced in revision rhinoplasty surgery.
Dr. John Hoffmann
Dr. John Hoffmann
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