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Rhinoplasty Options: Correcting a Dorsal Hump & The Supratip Break

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Looking in the mirror every day and seeing a nasal bridge that looks convex and projects outwards can be upsetting. Patients getting rhinoplasty to fix this at my Honolulu practice learn about a technique called dorsal hump rhinoplasty. A dorsal hump refers to the bone and cartilage that is on the top of your nose. It can be inherited or the result of any trauma to the nose. Rhinoplasty is a great option when our Hawaii patients are looking for a straighter profile for their nose. Some patients who are undergoing this surgery are also interested in a supratip break. This is an … Continue reading

Why Patients Consider Rhinoplasty

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Many men and women alike are dissatisfied with their noses. The reasons vary from structural issues to aesthetic ones. Nose surgery can dramatically improve overall facial symmetry and harmony and help improve nasal function. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Ching has helped many men and women achieve the nose they desire through rhinoplasty at our Honolulu, Hawaii practice. For some people, the nose may seem too large or too small in proportion to the rest of their facial features. For others, the tip of the nose may have a similar issue. The profile of the nose may reveal bumps or indentations … Continue reading

Shim Ching, MD