I strengthened her nasal tip using extended tissue from inside the nose to increase projection while simultaneously making her nose less upturned. This makes the tip stronger and narrower and prevents widening upon smiling. No direct nostril narrowing was needed. An added benefit of strengthening the internal structures of the nose (as opposed to simply […]
How Asian Noses Differ From Caucasian Noses Asian rhinoplasty does not try to create a Caucasian nose but rather to alter the nose so that it flatters the Asian face. Asian noses tend to have a flatter nasal bridge and a weaker nasal tip. The Asian nasal bridge starts a little lower around the eyelash […]
An important part of creating a beautiful nose is making sure that it is in harmony with the rest of the face and that it preserves the patient’s ethnic characteristics. For this reason, there are many differences between rhinoplasty for Asian patients and rhinoplasty for Caucasian patients.
One month post rhinoinplasty. The hump on an Asian nose is treated differently than a standard nasal hump. The bump is partially reduced, but additional tissue is used to add height between the eyes (ear cartilage, in this case) as well and strengthening the nasal tip in order to make it project more forward. This […]
If you are considering Asian rhinoplasty, you’re looking in the right place. Dr. Charles Lee has dedicated his entire career to specializing in Asian plastic surgery and knows the importance of creating a nose that is beautifully compatible with the Asian face. As an Asian rhinoplasty specialist, one of Dr. Lee’s primary goals is to […]
Revision nose surgery removing prior silicone implant and replacing with all-natural tissue using ear cartilage
Revision nose surgery removing prior silicone implant and replacing with all-natural tissue using ear cartilage–by Charles S. Lee, MD.
All-natural rhinoplasty using ear cartilage only. Facial bone-narrowing and chin bone procedure performed at the same time.
The tip of the nose has been strengthened using tissue from behind the ear in order to give the tip more shape and also resist the forces that widen the nose when smiling. Finally the bridge has been built up, again using only the patient’s own tissue from behind the ear. This prevents issues of […]