Nostril Alar Reduction
Alar Reduction Surgery
Wonderful's Alarplasty reduces the width of the nostrils refining the clunky appearance of the nose and improving the overall image.
Before & After
Alar Reduction Methods
01 Reducing Alar Skin Method
By cutting between the alar and the cheek, the size and width of the alar is reduced.
02 Narrowing the Alar Method
This surgery reduces the size of the alar by making an incision to the lower area of the nostrils and tying it to the center by using a thread.
The surgical method is performed according to each person’s individual needs and the surgical method of pulling together with elastic thread after making a small incision inside the nostril can be performed together or as the main method.
Before surgery, the desired nostril shape that looks good with the rest of the nose and face will be customized and designed.
Skin incision according to the design to reduce the alar rim’s width, making it look balanced with the overall nose shape.
The scar is barely visible because the incision is located only under the nostril. The unnecessary skin is removed and sutured thoroughly.
The surgery results in a naturally-looking narrowed alar rim.
Common side effects such as bleeding and infection may occur post surgery and varies according to each patient.
Alar Reduction Surgery FAQs
Each person’s bruises and swelling will be different.
7 days after surgery, all stitches, tapes, and nose splints are removed.
Major swelling usually takes about 1 month to subside while minor swelling will gradually subside between 3 to 1 month, depending on the individual.
An incision in the nasal passage area and inside the nose is made during rhinoplasty, however, as it is a small and invisible area, there is no concern about scarring. The incision site may be red for about a month, but it will barely invisible after 2-3 months.
In addition we will manage the condition for you with our Premium Aftercare Service as well so there is no need to worry.
Nasal septum cartilage or ear cartilage located in the center of the nose is commonly used as a material for raising the nose. In the event of reoperation or a lack of materials, costal cartilage from the ribs is used.
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