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I am curious about this procedure to hide the bump and possibly raise the tip of my nose. I would like the results to last longer than 8 months which is what I have read about radiesse. My other MAJOR concern is necrosis of the skin, how common that is and how much it has happened with radiesse or artefill. Any information about this would be greatly appreciated!

The photo I attached is my nose now, then to the right I photoshopped what I would expect with results, is that a realistic result? would it be possible to raise the tip up at all so it's not pointing down the way it is? sorry for all the questions!

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Plastic surgeon
Baltimore, MD
United States
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Rhinoplasty  August 18, 2011 11:33 AM

Non surgical will not achieve what you want and have risks that may not be reveresed easily.
You can achieve what you want with surgery.

Plastic surgeon
New York, NY
United States
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  August 18, 2011 5:59 PM

"Nose job in a bottle" is a procedure I was featured with on "Extra TV" back in 1997. In experienced hands you will have the results as depicted in your photographs. There are many fillers available for long term results.
I have never had necrosis even though I have treated many patients this way since 1996.
Good luck

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Staten Island, NY
United States
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Non-Surgical Nose Job...  December 1, 2011 9:41 AM

It is rare to get skin necrosis, so this shouldn't be a great concern. It is not probable that the tip can be raised to the extent that you have indicated by an injection alone. The bump, however; would be able to be camouflaged well.

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sacramento, CA
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Non surgical nose job  December 2, 2011 10:16 AM

You have done a nice job with your photoshop and that result can be achieved with surgery. A frontal view of your nose would also been helpful to see. Injectables will NOT give you quite that nice a result and will definitely not be permanent. Seek our several consultations.

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los angeles, CA
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Yours is a simple case  November 19, 2012 5:43 PM

I can tell you that the Non Surgical Nose Job procedure can achieve exactly what you have shown in the Photoshop picture. I did a case just like yours today and I do cases where I have to camouflage a bump and lift a tip several times a week. I usually use Radiesse at first, as a temporary filler. It lasts about 8 to 12 months. When it dissolves, I like to switch out to Artefill, which is a permanent filler. It takes about 5 sessions to complete the process because Artefill has to be layered in, but the results should last forever. I have done about 3000 cases of Radiesse and about 750 Artefill and I have seen necrosis once. The patient had undergone revision rhinoplasty surgery 5 times, though and her tissues were very fragile. It is undeniable that the risk of the non surgical procedure is orders of magnitude less than surgical rhinoplasty. The key is finding an experienced doctor who understands the procedure.

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Coral Gables, FL
United States
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Non surgical nose job  September 14, 2013 4:36 AM

We have been very successful injecting Restylane for non surgical nose procedures, it should last longer than 8 months.
For more details: http://www.drjsalomon.com/restylane.asp

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