Rhinoplasty (Nose Job)

Human Nose anatomy

The nose is the central feature of the face. The nose captures the first glance and leads the viewer to focus on the eyes where communication is established. Should the nose cause pause in this process it may be do to an overly large nose with one or several aspects that contribute to “unattractiveness”.

A rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure which alters the appearance of the nose and when indicated an improvement in breathing.

Proportions of facial features

Today’s candidate for nasal surgery seeks improvement in their facial appearance. An attractive nose contributes to an enhanced overall look. Correction of an aesthetic or functional defect of the nose may be due to genetics, sport injuries and accidents resulting in a disfigurement. Correction of difficulty of nasal breathing and enhancing function secondary to a nasal septal deviation may be required.

It is an established fact that often a subtle rhinoplasty surgery results in a significantly changed appearance. Usually a minimal alteration, in terms of millimeters results in a dramatic difference in the appearance of the entire face.


Paula Moynahan, MD

Dr. Paula Moynahan, MD is a Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Specialist in Middlebury, CT and NYC and has over 53 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Medical College Of Pennsylvania medical school in 1968. To optimize her patients’ results, Dr. Moynahan developed a unique proprietary skin treatment line in 1984, updated continuously with every scientific advancement in skincare. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Moynahan to book an appointment.

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