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Rhinoplasty Recovery After Correcting for a Dorsal Hump

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Looking in the mirror every day and seeing a nasal bridge that looks convex and projects outwards can be depressing. If you’re getting rhinoplasty in Hawaii to fix this, it’s helpful to learn about dorsal hump rhinoplasty recovery options here in Honolulu. During dorsal hump rhinoplasty recovery, a splint may be used to stabilize the area. The area is also wrapped in tape. The splint will be worn for a week, after which it will be taken off. After this, the patient should re-wrap the nose once a day for the next two weeks, aiding in the healing process. Discuss … Continue reading

The Overprojected Nose: How Rhinoplasty Adjusts Proportions

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  Aesthetically pleasing faces are usually defined by their proportions. Are the facial features in balance? An oover projectednose skews the proportions of the face, drawing attention to itself in the process. Through rhinoplasty here in Hawaii, Dr. Shim Ching can correct for an imbalance, bringing your facial features into better alignment. To perform a de-projection on an over projected nose, a plastic surgeon must reduce or reposition the tip of the nose. The tip is defined by the lower lateral cartilages, and the uppermost area of these is called the domal cartilage. Slightly reducing this cartilage is sometimes all it takes. This … Continue reading

Transformation Through Rhinoplasty: Don’t Settle for a Crooked Nose

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Many people suffer from nasal deformities. Issues such as a crooked nose are common and embarrassing problems, and they can give a person a negative self-image. To correct for these aspects of the nose, Dr. Shim Ching offers rhinoplasty surgery to patients here in Honolulu, Hawaii. When a person has a crooked nose, the nasal bones are out of proper vertical alignment. Because they are connected to the nose’s cartilaginous structures, the middle vault area (on the bridge of the nose) and its cartilage are also misaligned. The septum, an internal vertical nasal structure made of bone and cartilage, may also be … Continue reading

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