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The Overprojected Nose: How Rhinoplasty Adjusts Proportions

  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

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