Does tip of the nose change with aging?
When we are young, the tip of the nose has a high angle due to the strong support. When we are middle aged, the water content inside the cartilage and the support decreases, the cartilage loses its volume, thus tilting of the nose tip also decreases, however there is no problem in respect to Aesthetic appearance. With advanced age, the facial bones start to lose their volume and therefore the nose gets smaller, the tilting angle start to reduce and an unpleasant appearance forms.
Who undergoes tip plasty operation the most?
People with good facial care routine and cheek plumpness sometimes complain that they seem old. The answer to this question rests in aesthetics. If the tip of the nose decreases with advancing age, then supporting it again may give the individual a younger look. On the contrary, individuals with a decent bridge however a low tip angle and individuals who has decrease nose tip support following septoplasty for respiratory problems are the patients that apply to us the most.
What is the optimal degree of nose-lip angle?
The lip-nose degree should be around 90-100 degrees in men and around 95-105 in women. If the angle between the highest point of the nose and the supporting part at the bottom and i.e columella-domalangle is 30-45 degrees, it detracts the tip of the nose way from becoming pointed and gives an aesthetic appearance.
What are your recommendation for those having a low nose tip, however who are also afraid of the operation?
Angle may be provided with filler injections performed on the tip of the nose in office. In addition, the tip of the nose may be directed to upwards by supporting with threads. These processes that we consider as non-invasive procedure is not long lasting.
What can be recommended for those seeking permanent solutions for nasal tip plasty?
Nasal tipplasty can be performed under local anesthesia. Since the process of breaking bones is not performed, the patient can tolerate the surgical intervention easily. Purpose of intervention is to increase the angle of the nose and to narrow the tip of the nose.