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Honestly have been tolde am not very attractive with big nose? Should I have major rhinoplasty or just bump shaved?
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Dr. Robert Alexander
Surgery - Plastics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Your decision
Nasal features that bother you (only) can be addressed by hump reduction or shaving depending on extent of problem. If the size of the nose or the bump bothers you, see a couple of physicians who can provide help.
Many use computer video imaging to offer you a chance to see what the changes of mild to major would look like on your face. Helps establish the treatment goals for both you and md.

In brief: Your decision
Nasal features that bother you (only) can be addressed by hump reduction or shaving depending on extent of problem. If the size of the nose or the bump bothers you, see a couple of physicians who can provide help.
Many use computer video imaging to offer you a chance to see what the changes of mild to major would look like on your face. Helps establish the treatment goals for both you and md.
Dr. Robert Alexander
Dr. Robert Alexander
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree
In brief: CONSULTATION first
Get a consult to discuss all the options.
Surgery may not be advised at all.

In brief: CONSULTATION first
Get a consult to discuss all the options.
Surgery may not be advised at all.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Robert Wald
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Full Rhinoplasty
A large nose will require more than just a bump removal.
When removing excess bone and cartilage from the nasal dorsum(bump area), this will cause changes in other areas of the nose. An experienced surgeon will recognize potential problems in tip support, width of the nose, and dorsal support. A detailed consultation is required before exact recommendations.

In brief: Full Rhinoplasty
A large nose will require more than just a bump removal.
When removing excess bone and cartilage from the nasal dorsum(bump area), this will cause changes in other areas of the nose. An experienced surgeon will recognize potential problems in tip support, width of the nose, and dorsal support. A detailed consultation is required before exact recommendations.
Dr. Robert Wald
Dr. Robert Wald
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Dr. Thomas Lamperti
Facial Plastic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Need consultation
It's hard to say what level of rhinoplasty is best for you without seeing you.
A lot depends on whether your tip could be refined. Also, if your nasal bones are wide it may be advisable to narrow the bones as well. http://www.rhinoplastyinseattle.com/rhinoplasty-treatments/hump-on-nose.

In brief: Need consultation
It's hard to say what level of rhinoplasty is best for you without seeing you.
A lot depends on whether your tip could be refined. Also, if your nasal bones are wide it may be advisable to narrow the bones as well. http://www.rhinoplastyinseattle.com/rhinoplasty-treatments/hump-on-nose.
Dr. Thomas Lamperti
Dr. Thomas Lamperti
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Dr. Barry Press
This is a question that cannot be answered without a personal examination. Sometimes an alteration in one feature of the nose requires adjustment in another feature that was thought to be normal preoperatively. The goal is a harmonious improvement in all the nasal features. See a surgeon certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery or a Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon to evaluate the options for your particular wishes and anatomy.
Dr. David Sherris
Facial Plastic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Get computer imaging
Computer imaging is a useful adjunct to the consultation to make such a decision.

In brief: Get computer imaging
Computer imaging is a useful adjunct to the consultation to make such a decision.
Dr. David Sherris
Dr. David Sherris
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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: 1st get new friend
Unless you asked for that opinion.
Impossible to say without seeing you. Also should see if cheekbones are relatively small making nose look big. A few moments w asps plastic surgeon will give answer.

In brief: 1st get new friend
Unless you asked for that opinion.
Impossible to say without seeing you. Also should see if cheekbones are relatively small making nose look big. A few moments w asps plastic surgeon will give answer.
Dr. Todd Sisto
Dr. Todd Sisto
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Dr. Minas Constantinides
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Shave vs Full Rhino
If you have a big nose, then it's probably not just the bump that is the problem. A large hump holds up the tip, something called a "tension nose".
Reducing it causes the tip to fall, creating an unattractive, long appearance. See a board-certified surgeon that can help you decide through consultation, exam and photo imaging.

In brief: Shave vs Full Rhino
If you have a big nose, then it's probably not just the bump that is the problem. A large hump holds up the tip, something called a "tension nose".
Reducing it causes the tip to fall, creating an unattractive, long appearance. See a board-certified surgeon that can help you decide through consultation, exam and photo imaging.
Dr. Minas Constantinides
Dr. Minas Constantinides
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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery
In brief: If that opinion was
Was offered gratuitously, get new friend.
Any asps or asaps surgeon should be able to advise you with or without computer imaging (which can give a false sense of what's possible). Cheek or chin augmentation may be recommended as well.

In brief: If that opinion was
Was offered gratuitously, get new friend.
Any asps or asaps surgeon should be able to advise you with or without computer imaging (which can give a false sense of what's possible). Cheek or chin augmentation may be recommended as well.
Dr. Todd Sisto
Dr. Todd Sisto
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Dr. J David Holcomb
Agree with friend comment and the potential for added benefit with chin enhancement. However, Vectra 3 D facial imaging can give a very close approximation to the general shape possible with a competent rhinoplasty. It is always better if the patient and surgeon are on the same page with regard to procedure goals BEFORE embarking on the adventure...
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