My husband has a very nice nose but it seems to hang over to one side of his face. I think it does not look good on him. Can rhinoplasty straighten out his nose without changing the shape too much?
Rhinoplasty is a very difficult operation if not done by an experienced surgeon. However, a good and experienced surgeon can both make an appropriate change to correct a particular problem and leave a person with the original character of their nose. I particularly like patients to have a change in what seems to be bothering them but I like the nose to be consistent with their facial shape and with the personality and character of that individual patient. To answer your question, yes the nose can be straightened without changing the shape too much.
Posted by Richard Galitz, MD, FACS