Five Top Common Nose Shapes with Photos
If you are not happy with your nose, then rhinoplasty is always available to enhance and improve you appearance. While this type of procedure does not promise to change you life, it will give you a new lease on how you feel about yourself. Before you consider any invasive procedure however, you need to understand everything there is to know about what to expect during the procedure and afterwards.
To help you decide on your new nose, the following noses are the most common shapes that rhinoplasty patients choose. Your own selection will depend on the shape of your nose now and the symmetry of your face. After all, you want your new nose to enhance—not detract—from your features and appearance.
The Most Attractive Nose Shapes
The Snub Nose Shape
The Snub Nose Shape is a popular choice. An attractive nose, the snub nose is found in approximately 4.7% of the surveyed population. The nose is small and slopes upward at the tip, causing the nostrils to be visible. Noses of this shape are usually smaller and tend to turn up. The tip of the nose is neither round nor flat. With its slightly upturned tip, it gives the impression of a snobbish person. An example of a celebrity who exhibits this type of nose is Carrie Mulligan (see associated picture). Elizabeth Taylor also exhibited a snub nose.
The Roman Shaped Nose
The Roman nose is an over-projected nose shape, which is characterized by an outward curvature in the center protruding from the face. The bridge is pronounced and bent or curved. The nose can appear to be hooked because of its prominent bridge. This nose is often associated with great leaders and signals a person who possesses a strong personality. An example of a celebrity with a Roman shaped nose is actor Ryan Gosling.
The Turned-up Nose
The turned-up nose, also referred to as the celestial nose was found in approximately 13% of the people surveyed in the general population. Research has deemed this nose shape to be one of the most attractive. The concave features of the noses displays a depression in the mid-part and a tip that protrudes. The inward arch is due to a bulky and bulbous tip, which is commonly featured among Caucasians. If the curving of the nose is gentle, then most people find the nose to be quite attractive. For anyone whose curve is more pronounced, then surgery is often an option to improve the appearance. An example of a celebrity with a turned-up nose is Zac Efron.
The Greek-shaped Nose
This nose type is a straight nose type and is often associated with people who are considered to be quite intelligent or in good control of their emotions. Mona Lisa is considered to have had a Greek-shaped nose. An example of a celebrity who exhibits this type of nose is Jennifer Anniston.
The Nubian-shaped Nose
This nose shape is characterized as long with a wide base. This nose is often associated with people who are curious and open-minded. President Barack Obama exhibits this nose type.
Naturally, you don’t have to choose a nose that is exactly like a celebrity. Again, the best nose shape for you must be based on the symmetry and shape of your face and what you hope to achieve aesthetically. If you are realistic about your expectations, you should be well-pleased with the final results.
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To learn more about nose shapes and rhinoplasty surgery book a consultation with a facial plastic surgeon who has years of experience in predicting procedure outcomes and giving patients the results they seek. Philip J. Miller, MD, FACS who is double-certified in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, offers over 20 years of experience and knowledge to his patients. A recognized expert in rhinoplasty, Dr. Miller has been frequently invited to share his specific techniques with his peers at various national facial plastic surgery meetings. He has been voted among the Best Doctors in America each year since 2007, and has also been named a Top Doctor of New York. Contact Dr. Miller’s plasic surgery clinic by calling (646) 791-3025.
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Episode 44: My First Time8 min
Episode 43: Top 10 Reasons Not To Get A Rhinoplasty ( Plastic Surgery)20 min
Episode 42 : Osteomas & Lipomas11 min
Episode 41: All Ears Considered!8 min
Episode 40: Infrared Light Therapy6 min
Episode 39: Beauty, the Plateau6 min
Episode 38: Botox and Dermal Fillers3 min
Episode 37: Cost of Rhinoplasty1 min
Episode 36: Different Types of Nasal Surgeries3 min
Episode 35: Do You Have to Break the Nose for Rhinoplasty?2 min
Episode 34: Do You Have to Stay Overnight After Having a Rhinoplasty?2 min
Episode 33: Don't Have a Rhinoplasty!2 min
Episode 32: Endonasal or External1 min
Episode 31: Are You a Candidate?2 min
Episode 30: In The Office17 min
Episode 29: Can My Nose be Made Smaller?4 min
Episode 28: Can't Breath Through Nose3 min
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