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Wide Nose Wing

Wide Nose Wing is common among the Mongoloid.

Wide Nose Wing

Wide Nose Wing is also called wide alar, broad alar.

A broad nose is usually referring to the bridge of the nose that is broad. It looks flattened dome on a cross sectional view. People has a mistaken belief that it refers to the broad nose wing, which is a wide alar cartilages. However, it is alright to think broad nose refers to both occurring simultaneously or singly.

Compared to a flat nose, short nose, round nose, or broad nose, a wide nose wing tip is very common.

What is the definition of Wide Nose Wing?

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

2 anatomical structures causing a Wide Nose Wing

Wide Nose Wing

Wide Nose Wing | Broad Nose: This case has a broad nasal bone of the bridge but not a broad alar cartilages. Hence, such person has a broad flattened nose from the front. Note the broadness of the pyramid peak at the top  on the left side, which is brought together after fracture at the base, to give a pointed narrow  peak, the nasal bridge. 

  1. Broad nasal bridge bone causing Wide Nose Wing
  2. Broad alar cartilages or the nasal wing that cause Wide Nose Wing. The alar which forms the brim of the nostril is wide or large or broad thereby making the nostril looks very big.

 

Wide  Nose Wing

Wide  Nose Wing: This case has a broad or large alar cartilages. Hence, such person has a broad flattened nose from the front. Correction is by resection a small wedge shaped brim of nostril at the side of the base. Note the larger nostril holes on the left. After correction, a narrower holes as well as narrower wings.

 

 

 

 

Wide Nose Wing: The magic figure

The alar is generally taken to be big when its nostrils looks big and prominent and it is more of an arbitrary figure causing Wide Nose Wing.

For the lady, a narrower nasal wing is consider the standard of beauty.

Wide Nose Wing: Causes

  • genetic causing Wide Nose Wing. 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
  • ethnicity causing Wide Nose Wing. 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.
Wide Nose Wing

Wide Nose Wing | 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.

Wide Nose Wing: Facial beauty concept

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

Treatment of Wide Nose Wing

The key to the treatment of Wide Nose Wing is to bring down the 2 nostril brim after resecting a small wedge at the base of the nostril brim ans reattached back the 2 edges to heal.

Knowing where is the anatomical causes of flat nose, it is easy to correct the excess. Brings down the nostril brims will automatically correct the wide nose wings.

Nose Job.

Rhinoplasty.

Cosmetic Surgery

Some Before After photos of Wide Nose Wing

Wide Nose Wing

Wide Nose Wing: This case has a broad or large alar cartilages. Hence, such person has a broad flattened nose from the front. Correction is by resection a small wedge shaped brim of nostril at the side of the base. Note the larger nostril holes on the left. After correction, a narrower holes as well as narrower wings.

 

 

Wide Nose Wing

Wide Nose Wing: This case has a broad or large alar cartilages. Hence, such person has a broad flattened nose from the front. Correction is by resection a small wedge shaped brim of nostril at the side of the base. Note the flatter tip & larger nostril holes on the left. After correction, a narrower holes as well as narrower wings and more projected higher tips. Viewed From Below, INFERIOR VIEW.