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How Rhinoplasty Can Address a Wide Nose

I have many patients come into my practice who are self-conscious about the width of the bridge of their nose. This appearance is usually due to wide nasal bones. When I perform rhinoplasty for Hawaii patients at my Honolulu practice, my approach to a wide nose begins with the nostril sills or the alar insertions — sometimes both. (The nostril sills are the areas at the inner bottom of the nostrils; the alar insertions are the outer rounded parts of the nostrils.) When the nostril sills are the issue, I perform a sill excision to reduce their size. When the alar … Continue reading

Shim Ching, MD