Rhinoplasty patient shown before surgery with large nose, nasal hump, enlarged tip and nose that hangs slightly where it meets the upper lip.
Incisions are made inside the nose to provide access to cartilage and bone which can be cut and reshaped to alter the external appearance of the nose. The bridge of the nose can be narrowed by moving the bone inward, as shown by the arrow.
Areas where cartilage and bone have been readjusted to improve the shape of the nose are shown.
The postoperative patient with smaller nose, a straight nasal bridge, better defined nasal tip and an improved angle between nose and upper lip.