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Nose Tip Surgery in New York

When considering a rhinoplasty procedure, it can be helpful to understand all your options. One possible procedure that typically requires less extensive surgery is a nasal tip plasty.

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Philip J. Miller, MD, is a distinguished double board-certified facial plastic surgeon with more than 20 years of expertise and experience. He is recognized as an expert in rhinoplasty and facial rejuvenation procedures in Manhattan, New York. He offers nose tip surgery to patients that are looking for more subtle improvement. 

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What is tip plasty?

Tip plasty is a nose job that focuses specifically on nose tip. The tip plasty procedure may involve tip reduction or adjustments to the tip of the nose to create a better angle and more pleasing look without having to undergo a complete rhinoplasty procedure.

Tip Plasty vs Rhinoplasty

A tip plasty can usually be  performed with local anesthesia, since the process is focused on a single area of the nose. A small incision will be made on the inside or outside of the nose to correct the identified areas. After the incision, the nasal tip can be reshaped, rotated, or reduced to make it more harmonious with your other facial features. A nose tip surgery can form a supportive frame by:

  • Partial excision
  • Dissection
  • Repositioning
  • Augmentation

Rhinoplasty to correct nasal bridge and tip of a female patient by Dr. Miller. Surgery creates straighter bridge and more rounded, refined nasal tip to improve the patient's facial profile.
Tip plasty before and after

Am I a candidate for nose tip reshaping?

Nose tip reshaping may be right for you if your nasal tip is bulbous, boxy, or drooping. These concerns can impact your self-confidence even if they don't require substantial changes. A tip plasty can address:  

  • Disproportionately large nasal tip
  • Tip that is too long or too short
  • Hooked nose tip
  • Nose tip that projects too far
  • Nasal tip that is too wide 

What are the benefits of a nasal tip reduction by Dr. Miller?

A nasal tip rhinoplasty may not be as extensive as a full rhinoplasty, but the procedure is still complex and requires a skilled plastic surgeon for natural and desirable outcomes. Dr. Miller is a surgeon known for his expertise and extensive experience creating appealing noses.

Dr. Miller conducts thorough and patient-centric treatment plans in his Manhattan office to ensure each procedure is tailored to the patient's unique facial structure and desires. Dr. Miller creates:

  • Better facial symmetry by examining the entire face and considering how to balance the nose with other features.
  • More flattering nose shape by focusing on noticeable characteristics that are displeasing to the eye and streamlining flow with other features.
  • Improved quality of life by addressing aesthetic concerns that impact self-confidence and self-esteem

Rhinoplasty to refine the nasal tip and implant to augment the chin of a male patient by Dr. Miller. Surgery eliminates the drooping tip and strengthens the chin to improve the patient's facial profile.
Nose tip plasty before and after

With a focus on natural-looking outcomes, Dr. Miller uses the NatraLook® process to evaluate and expand the typical plastic surgery experience into a safe opportunity to explore aesthetic confidence. NatraLook ensures that patients receive natural and pleasing results, which is essential, especially for complex procedures such as rhinoplasty and nasal tip surgery. Dr. Miller considers your desires, facial structure, and features to guide patients into a unique treatment plan that will achieve a balanced and natural-looking nose shape.

When can I expect results?

The majority of swelling should subside after two months, but some patients may experience lingering swelling for up to a year. Full results are seen after swelling completely subsides.

Planning for Nose Tip Surgery

Nose tip surgery is a less invasive procedure than rhinoplasty, so it typically requires less recovery time and has fewer risks. The first step is meeting with a board-certified facial plastic surgeon who has the skills and experience to perform this surgery well. The consultation is a time to discuss your concerns as well as your vision for the procedure. Patients have different goals with nasal tip plasty, and Dr. Miller will need to understand your goals completely to ensure your expectations are met.

Nose Tip Surgery Recovery Time

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Every patient experiences a different recovery process, but it is generally shorter than recovery after a full rhinoplasty. Patients can expect to remain home resting for one to two weeks after a nasal tip surgery. Patients should avoid strenuous activities, direct sun exposure, and activities where the nose could get bumped or damaged. After a nose tip surgery, patients should sleep facing upright and elevated to avoid pressure on the nose and keep swelling to a minimum.

Tip Plasty Cost

Many factors contribute to nose tip refinement cost, including:

  • Surgeon’s Fees: experience and complexity
  • Anesthesia: type, length, and who administers
  • Location: doctor's own surgical suite vs. hospital
  • Pre and Post Surgery Care: tests, garments, and medication

Dr. Miller has a rhinoplasty cost-analysis guide that includes nose tip surgery for a complete overview of pricing in his Manhattan office. 

Schedule a Nose Tip Surgery in New York

Contact us to schedule a consultation and learn more about nose tip plasty. Dr. Miller and our patient advisors will help you determine if the procedure is right for you and help you begin your journey. 

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Dr. Philip Miller and his team of New York's top rated facial plastic surgery experts provide custom cosmetic treatment plans that include a combination of minimally-invasive techniques and advanced procedures, to help each patient achieve the Aesthetic Confidence® they desire. Our unique NatraFace™ approach to facial rejuvenation includes the following effective procedures:

Eyelid Plastic Surgery

Dr. Miller provides patients with Manhattan's #1 customized care and treatment for smooth, supple skin that brightens the eyes and revitalizes the face. With our NatraFace™ approach, we utilize a combination of effective aesthetic techniques tailored to suit each patient’s needs. We offer:

Rhinoplasty (Nose Jobs)

Dr. Miller and his staff of NYC's best aesthetic specialists offer the NatraNose® process, which is a comprehensive range of minimally-invasive and advanced techniques to achieve natural-looking rhinoplasty results, improve nasal function, and meet the patient’s aesthetic goals. Dr. Miller specializes in nose jobs, nose reductions, non-surgical nose jobs, and more: Adjust the links in these sections as follows:

Skin Care Treatments

Widely acclaimed for our broad range of flawless skincare solutions, Philip J. Miller, MD, FACS and his team of aesthetic specialists offer customized skincare treatment plans to achieve healthy, natural-looking results. As part of our NatraLook™ process, the following procedures may be performed individually or in combination with more advanced surgical treatments for optimal rejuvenation.

Male Plastic Surgery

Philip J. Miller, MD, FACS, is a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon with over 20 years of experience working with male and female patients. He specializes in facial plastic surgery and is recognized as an expert in facial rejuvenation procedures. Utilizing the most advanced surgical techniques, Dr. Miller can maintain or enhance masculine features while producing the most natural-looking results.

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