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Short Columella Nose

Short Columella Nose  is common among the Asian of Mongoloid. It is frequently accompanied with round nose tip.

Short Columella Nose

This is also called short nasal strut, nasal sil, nasal philtrum, nasal vault, columella strut, columella septum, columella tuck.

Appearance of the short columella nose

Short Columella Nose have the following features:

  • A short columella nose cause a hanging appearance to the tip of the nose,
  • looks childish, and
  • the nose looks turned up even tough it is not.

 

Short Columella Nose

Short Columella Nose: This is also called short nasal strut, nasal sil, nasal philtrum, nasal vault, columella strut, columella septum, columella tuck. Appearance of the short columella nose:
A short columella cause a hanging appearance to the tip of the nose, looks childish, and the nose looks turned up even tough it is not.

 

 

Compared to a flat nose, short noselong nose tipwide nose wing, round nose, long columella, a Short Columella Nose is very common among Asian but less 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 looks overhanging. Looking from the front, the nose looks less mature.

Anatomical structure causing a short columella nose

Put simply the columella structure which includes the medial crus/leg/arm of the alar cartilage which is shorter, causing Short Columella Nose.

 

The nasal septum looks short 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 Short Columella Nose

  • genetic cause of Short Columella 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 columella.
  • ethnicity. Some ethnic such as the Caucasian, Middle Eastern,and South Asian usually has a high bridge. Many Mongoloid and Asian tends to has shorter columella.
Short Columella Nose

Short Columella 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: Short Columella Nose

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

Treatment of Short Columella Nose

The key to the treatment of Short Columella Nose is to lengthen 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 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 Short Columella Nose

Short Columella Nose

Short Columella Nose: This is also called short nasal strut, nasal sil, nasal philtrum, nasal vault, columella strut, columella septum, columella tuck. Appearance of the short columella nose:
A short columella cause a hanging appearance to the tip of the nose, looks childish, and the nose looks turned up even tough it is not. Notice the left shows almost missing columella/strut under the tip/vault. The right shows a clearly visible columella between 2 nostrils. Frontal View.

 

 

 

 

Short Columella Nose

Short Columella Nose: This is also called short nasal strut, nasal sil, nasal philtrum, nasal vault, columella strut, columella septum, columella tuck. Appearance of the short columella nose:
A short columella cause a hanging appearance to the tip of the nose, looks childish, and the nose looks turned up even tough it is not. Notice the left shows almost missing columella/strut under the tip/vault. The right shows a clearly visible columella between 2 nostrils. Side View.

 

Short Columella Nose

Short Columella Nose: This is also called short nasal strut, nasal sil, nasal philtrum, nasal vault, columella strut, columella septum, columella tuck. Appearance of the short columella nose:
A short columella cause a hanging appearance to the tip of the nose, looks childish, and the nose looks turned up even tough it is not. Notice the left shows almost missing columella/strut under the tip/vault. The right shows a clearly visible columella between 2 nostrils. Frontal View.