skin, aesthetic & rhInoplasty centre

Wide nose

5 - Vert Harmonysmall

  •  Facial harmony is very important in rhinoplasty. According to the “rule of fifths” of Leonardo da Vinci, the face in the frontal view should be divided into 5 equal vertical proportions.

 

 

 

 

 

Types of wide nose

 A. Wide bridge nose

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CAUSE:   Wide nasal bones together with   the adjacent pyriform aperture.

 

 

 

 

 

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1. Osteotomy or breaking of bones to fracture the involve segment.

2. Inward reposition of the nasal segment breaking of the nasal bone and part of the pyriform aperture.

 

 

 

Narrowing of the bridge

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B. Wide alar base

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CAUSE:  Alar base is the lowest part of the nose. It is a usual complaint of patient especially those from the South east  asian region. The width of the alar base is more that the distance between the eyes.  

 

 

 

 

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Procedure:

1. reduction of the ala through excision

2. Inward suturing to the desired appearance

 

 

 

 

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• Correction of alar flaring