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Dr narrowed base. Bridge was not too wide but it was narrowed. Does narrowing the bridge give an illusion of having a narrow base or was incorrect?

Two months ago had a rhinoplasty procedure. Tip was reduced in size and nostrils were narrowed. Doctor also brought bones inside at the middle third and a bit at the upper third of the nose. Now tip is wider than bridge. Does narrowing the bridge give an appearance of a narrower (alar) base or narrowing/pinching the bridge is incorrect?

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Facial plastic surgeon
West Hollywood, CA
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  Narrowing the nose
December 8, 2009 6:54 PM

You ask a good question about relative changes to the nose. It is important to understand the dynamics of how one maneuver during rhinoplasty affects the rest of the nose. The goal of (more)
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