Flat or Depressed Nasal Bridge Nose Surgery
An underdeveloped nasal bridge can make your nose appear depressed and flat. This condition may not affect your health, but it can make you self-conscious about your appearance. Flat or depressed nasal bridge nose surgery elevates the height of the nose bridge for a more balanced facial symmetry.
Causes of a Flat or Depressed Nasal Bridge
A flat or depressed nasal bridge can be hereditary or caused by a congenital defect or infectious disease. If the nasal bridge deformity is caused by birth defects, a medical professional may need to run more tests to check for other health problems. A flat or depressed nose can be prevalent in African and Asian ethnicities.
What Does Flat or Depressed Nasal Bridge Nose Surgery Entail?
There are a few methods a surgeon can employ during flat or depressed nasal bridge nose surgery. Bone-like filler substances may be used to elevate the nose bridge for an aesthetically pleasing look. Cartilage grafts may be taken from the patient’s ears, rib or nose to provide a firmer structure. In some cases, manufactured implants can be utilized to improve the overall shape.
Ideal Flat or Depressed Nasal Bridge Nose Surgery Candidates
Ideal candidates for flat or depressed nasal bridge nose surgery are in good general health. Individuals should also have realistic expectations regarding what can be achieved with surgery. A consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon is required to determine if you are an ideal candidate. During this initial appointment, the surgeon will perform a comprehensive exam and explain the benefits and risks for this surgery.
Is Flat or Depressed Nasal Bridge Nose Surgery Right for You?
If you are considering plastic surgery for a flat or depressed nasal bridge, board certified plastic surgeon Dr. John M. Anastasatos can help. With decades of experience and satisfied patients in California and Greece, Dr. Anastasatos knows how to help you achieve your aesthetic goals. He will recommend the best personalized treatment options to restore your self confidence in your appearance. Book a consultation appointment with Los Angeles Plastic Surgery to determine if flat bridge nose surgery is right for you.