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Long Columella

Long Columella is common among the European and South Asian as well as the Middle Eastern.

Long Columella 

Long Columella is also called long nasal strut, nasal sil, nasal philtrum, nasal vault, columella strut, columella septum, columella tuck, high septum.

Appearance of the long columella nose:

Long Columella nose gives various appearance.

  • A long columella cause a long and hanging, arrow shaped appearance to the tip of the nose,
  • looks old, and
  • the nose looks masculine.

 

Long Columella

Long Columella | Short Columella | This is also called long nasal strut, nasal sil, nasal philtrum, nasal vault, columella strut, columella septum, columella tuck. Appearance of the long  columella nose: a long and droopy tip, makes person looks old & masculine.

 

Compared to a flat nose, short noselong nose tipwide nose wing, round nose, short columella, a long columella  is not very common among Asian but more common among the Middle Eastern, South Asian and the Caucasian.

What is the definition of Long Columella?

Put simply, the tip looks long and overhanging. Looking from the front, the nose looks old and masculine and a long tip.

Anatomical structure causing a long columella nose

Put simply the columella structure which includes the medial crus/leg/arm of the alar cartilage which is longer than usual, the Long Columella.

The nasal septum looks too long from the front or below.

For the lady, a correct length of columella/strut is consider the standard of beauty. It should not be too long or too short.

Causes of Long Columella

  • genetic causing Long Columella. Some are better endowed than other, congratulation. Sorry for the rest. But the good news is that it can be corrected easily with the new technology. Caucasian, Meddle Eastern and South Asian has longer columella.
  • ethnicity causing Long Columella. Some ethnic such as the Caucasian, Middle Eastern,and South Asian usually has a longer columella. Many Mongoloid and Asian tends to has shorter columella.
Long Columella

Long Columella | Short Columella causing Flat Nose: A flat nose has a shorter nose as the bridge is imperceptibly after it merges with the side of the face as it go upward from the tip of the nose.

Facial beauty concept of Long Columella

The rule of 1/3, one third, both vertically and horizontally. Please refers to the photo above for Long Columella

Treatment of Long Columella

The key to the treatment of Long Columella is to shorten the medial leg/arm/crus of the alar cartilages. The length is carefully calibrated, measured, and designed so that it is just enough to increase the strut to lift up the apex of the nose vault. The length will be just enough to show the strut/pillar of the vault from the side, front to create a perfect beautiful strut and tip.

Knowing where is the anatomical causes of long strut, it is easy to correct the defect. Reduce down the nose tip cartilages will automatically correct the long strut.

Nose Job.

Rhinoplasty.

Cosmetic Surgery

Some Before After photos of Long Columella

1st case of Long Columella

Long Columella

Long Columella: This is also called long nasal strut, nasal sil, nasal philtrum, nasal vault, columella strut, columella septum, columella tuck. Appearance of the long columella nose: a long and droopy tip, makes person looks old & masculine. Note the prominence of long curved strut.

 

2nd case of Long Columella

Long Columella

Long Columella: This is also called long nasal strut, nasal sil, nasal philtrum, nasal vault, columella strut, columella septum, columella tuck. Appearance of the long columella nose: a long and droopy tip, makes person looks old & masculine. Note the prominence of long curved strut at the mid-line.

 

 

Long Columella

Long Strut: This is also called long nasal strut, nasal sil, nasal philtrum, nasal vault, columella strut, columella septum, columella tuck. Appearance of the long columella nose: a long and droopy tip, makes person looks old & masculine. Note the prominence of long curved strut.

 

 

Long Columella

Long Columella | Long Strut | This is also called long nasal strut, nasal sil, nasal philtrum, nasal vault, columella strut, columella septum, columella tuck. Appearance of the long columella nose: a long and droopy tip, makes person looks old & masculine. Note the prominence of long curved strut.