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Long Nose

Long Nose is not common in Mongoloid ethnicity.

Long Nose, also called arrow-shaped nose.

A long nose is usually referring to the droopy nose tip that is over-hanging and long. It gives an old age appearance.

Compared to a flat nose, short nosewide nose wing, round nose, a  long nose tip is less common among Asian but more common among the Middle Eastern, South Asian and the Caucasian. What is the definition?

Put simply, the nose bridge or the nose wing or both are broad. Looking from the front, the nose looks flattened.

2 anatomical structure causing a Long Nose

  • long overhanging and droopy nose tip causing Long Nose. The  alar cartilages are long and flat.
  • lips looks protruded in a Long Nose case.

 

 

Long Nose

Long Nose: Also called arrow-shaped nose. The alar cartilage are long and flat. A long nose is usually referring to the droopy nose tip that is over-hanging and long. It gives an old age appearance. Correction requires: shortening of alar cartilage and rotating the cartilage upward. 

 

The Long Nose nasal septum is used to lift up the nasal tip, shape it and fix it in that way.

Long Nose

Long Nose: Also called arrow-shaped nose. The alar cartilage are long and flat. A long nose is usually referring to the droopy nose tip that is over-hanging and long. It gives an old age appearance. Correction requires: shortening of alar cartilage and rotating the cartilage upward.

 

 

If there is any need to correct the bridge, do so by adding filler or implant to balance up the proportion.

Long Nose

Long Nose: Also called arrow-shaped nose. The alar cartilage are long and flat. A long nose is usually referring to the droopy nose tip that is over-hanging and long. It gives an old age appearance. Correction requires: shortening of alar cartilage and rotating the cartilage upward. Add bridge implant if necessary. 

 

 

For the lady, a shorter nasal tip is consider the standard of beauty.

Causes of Long Nose

  • genetic causing Long Nose. Some are better endowed than other, congratulation. Sorry for the rest. But the good news is that it can be corrceted easily with the new technology. Caucasian, Meddle Eastern and South Asian has longer nose.
  • ethnicity as a cause of Long Nose. Some ethnic such as the Caucasian, Middle Eastern,and South Asian usually has a high bridge. Many Mongoloid and Asian tends to has flatter nose.
Flat Nose

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: Long Nose

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

Treatment of Long Nose

The key to the treatment of Long Nose is to shorten the alar cartilages and rotate upward to fixed and shaped  in this way so as to lift the nose tip. The nasal septum is utilized to to rotate and lift up the tip. The tip is carefully calibrated, measured, and designed so that it is just enough to be lifted up. The length will be just enough to expose the nostril a bit to create a perfect beautiful tip.

Knowing where is the anatomical causes of long nose, it is easy to correct the defect. Lift up the nose tip will automatically correct the long nose.

Nose Job.

Rhinoplasty.

Cosmetic Surgery

Some Before After photos of Long Nose

Long Nose

Long Nose: Also called arrow-shaped nose. The alar cartilage are long and flat. A long nose is usually referring to the droopy nose tip that is over-hanging and long. It gives an old age appearance. Correction requires: shortening of alar cartilage and rotating the cartilage upward. Curved down overhanging tip is clearly shortened. The tip is also lifted. 

 

 

 

 

 

Long Nose

Long Nose:  Correction surgery requires: shortening of alar cartilage and rotating the cartilage upward. Overhanging tip is clearly shortened. The tip is also lifted. Right Oblique view.