Plastic nose

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The tip of the nose consists of several components and come in various shapes: wide, narrow, round, upturned, etc. This type of surgery will help You correct these imperfections.

One of the types of rhinoplasty – surgical correction of nose tip. It allows you to improve the form, to correct defects. Exposed to the cartilage and soft tissue, columella (the strip between your nostrils). During the operation, it is possible to adjust the position of the septum of the nose, make the tip more exposed or, conversely, decrease it, change the angle between the tip and the upper lip.


  • too wide (square) tip of the nose;
  • narrow or wide nostrils;
  • traumatic defects;
  • teardrop-shaped, hooked nose;
  • the drooping tip;
  • the asymmetry of the tip (deviation from the middle line, different width nostrils);
  • too high, "snub" nose (upturned);
  • defects after unsuccessful rhinoplasty.

What should be the perfect tip of the nose

Classically beautiful is considered to be the nose, in which:

  • Columella is situated lower than the level of the nose wings. The angle formed between the columella and the highest point of the tip of the nose is about 45%.
  • The angle between the nose and the line of the forehead 90-120 degrees
  • The slope of the nose relative to the mouth of 90-100 degrees. If this angle is less, the tip of the nose will be omitted, and the face will appear gloomy.
  • The proportions of the length of the backrest and the height of the tip of the nose are 1: 0,67


Correction of nose is surgery, which has a standard contraindications (temporary and permanent):

  • common infectious diseases;
  • local inflammation in the area of intervention;
  • chronic diseases in acute form;
  • cardiovascular disease;
  • Oncology;
  • violation of blood coagulability;
  • diabetes mellitus;
  • pregnancy and breast-feeding;
  • herpes in the acute form.

The progress of the operation

The duration of plastics – one-three hours. General anesthesia or local anesthesia. Plastic is carried out in order to reduce or otherwise adjust the tip of the nose. Each type of interference individually. There are two technologies of the event:

  • open;
  • closed.

The open technique involves an incision in the columella area. Change exposed cartilage, excised excess tissue.

Proprietary technology is access through the mucosa and subsequent effect on cartilage. The operation to reduce the width of the tip often involves the reduction of the nostrils, wings. For the correction forked tip after a bad rhinoplasty are used grafts from the tissue of the patient. After surgery sutures, which fix the tip of the nose in the desired position.


In the early days patients note the swelling in the affected area, bruises, some soreness. The first two factors are themselves, for the pain doctor prescribes pain medications. Nose fully heals in about 2 weeks, but about a month you need to follow a soft diet to prevent mechanical damage and surges in blood pressure. The use of glasses is forbidden until complete healing of the bone tissue, are also limited to cosmetic procedures in the field of surgery. In the list of prohibitions includes use of the Solarium, SPA pool, any significant thermal effect on the nose. Sleep during the recovery period needed back.

Bezoperatsionnye methods of correction

Minor effects can be corrected using contouring rhinoplasty. The missing volume fill using the filler under local anesthesia or General anesthesia. Injectable rhinoplasty allows to solve the following problem: bulbous nose tip, which is the columella, a long tip, disproportionate wings.

Popular questions

How long will swelling after rhinoplasty?

Initial swelling after the operation is stored in average from 1 to 4 weeks. After removing the splint, the swelling short-term increases. Secondary (internal) swelling after rhinoplasty of the tip of the nose is still 5-8 months.

Affects the skin condition the result of rhinoplasty?

The condition of the skin affects the quality of the rhinoplasty, so before surgery is recommended to consult a beautician. The effects of intervention on the unprepared skin may become a growing problem, or necrosis, because after a rhinoplasty within a few days shows the mandatory wearing of a plaster cast.

Is there any scarring after plastic surgery on the nose?

In closed rhinoplasty the external signs of intervention, because all the incisions are endonasal. After the opening of a barely noticeable scar around columella. The scarring is more prone oily and dark skin. Also the probability of scarring is affected by age – the older the patient, the slower to heal soft tissue and the more noticeable scars.

How much is the surgery?

Price is determined by the amount of work of the surgeon, individual characteristics of the patient and the desired outcome.