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THE BEGINNING
JK PLASTIC SURGERY

Nose SurgeryFLAT NOSE

flat nose

One of the most common features of an Asian nose is a flat bridge. This may give an unbalanced profile view and make the face look flat and dull. Usually when the bridge is low, its tip tends to be low as well. In this case, it is recommended to raise the bridge and tip together to create a harmonized look.

Flat Nose Surgery can Benefit

  1. 1. People with flat nose bridge
  2. 2. People with low and wide nose tip
  3. 3. People with overall flat and dull face

How is Flat Nose Surgery Performed?

If the tip is relatively high, but the bridge is slightly low compared to the height of the tip, only a bridge augmentation using an implant (Silicon or Goretex) should be done. However, in the case where both the tip and the bridge are low and flat, it is necessary to reshape both areas to create a better look. For tip correction, septal cartilage is used to rebuild the framework, but if it is not sufficient, ear cartilage or rib cartilage can be used instead or combined with the septal cartilage.

Operation Information

Duration
30 minutes to 2 hours
Incision Location
Inside the nose and on the columella
Hospitalization
None
Recovery Period
1-2 weeks
Anesthesia
Sedation
Stitch Removal
7 days after procedure

Nose Q & A: Interview with Dr. Kim, Sung Sik