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Tag Archives: rhinoplasty

Nasal Valve Collapse – Rhinoplasty San Diego

Published on February 14, 2014

The human nose is a complex part of the anatomy with many interdependent elements. When something goes wrong, other parts of the nose are often affected, as is the overall functionality. Trauma or surgery issues can cause a weakening of

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Alar Wedge Excision – San Diego Wide Nose Rhinoplasty

Published on November 8, 2013

To make a wide nose narrower, the alar wedge excision rhinoplasty procedure is often used. This procedure is a way of reducing the size of a person’s nostrils. After an alar wedge excision procedure has taken place, two or more

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Pollybeak – San Diego Parrot Beak Rhinoplasty

Published on October 18, 2013

Does your nose make you feel self-conscious in social situations? When scar tissue is the cause of a parrot-like nose, or pollybeak deformity, this is called a soft tissue pollybeak. It can be corrected using rhinoplasty. During primary open rhinoplasty,

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Overprojected Nose – Rhinoplasty San Diego

Published on August 29, 2013

Many call it “Pinocchio nose,” and when people see it, it makes an immediate impression. It’s a condition known as overprojected nose, and with rhinoplasty surgery, it can be a thing of the past. Correcting an overprojected nose often only

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