Case 4


Case 4

[Williams\, Edwin F. III and Minton\, Timothy J.]

Major Deformity

Over-projected tip

Minor Deformities

Dorsal convexity, rounded nasal tip, microgenia


A 24-year-old woman who feels that her nose is too large and over-projected. She also has a history of left-sided nasal airway obstruction ( Fig. 4.1A–H ).

Fig. 4.1 (A–D) Preoperative photos of patient.

Analysis of Preoperative Photos

There is rounding of the nasal tip and lack of tip definition on frontal view. Profile view demonstrates mild dorsal convexity, lack of supratip break, over-projected nasal tip, and microgenia.

Interval from Surgery to Postoperative Photos

1 year

Fig. 4.1 (E–H) Postoperative photos of patient.

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Jul 7, 2020 | Posted by in OTOLARYNGOLOGY | Comments Off on Case 4

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