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I am considering of having an alar base reduction.

Your questions answered by our surgeon, Lucian Ion, FRCS(Plast)

Question

I am considering of having an alar base reduction, but am worried that I might have a crease at the tip of the nose after the procedure. Can it be prevented?

Answer

I have not seen this problem occur with alar base reduction, and I do not see how the tip of the nose would be affected by narrowing the base of the nostrils.

It is possible to create a bowing effect for the nostril rim contour, depending on the way the alar base reduction is carried out.

Lucian Ion Cosmetic Surgeon Mr Lucian Ion FRCS(Plast)
129 Harley Street
London
W1G 6BA

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