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
The incisions for Alar Reduction Surgery are typically made inside the nostrils or along the natural crease of the nose, resulting in minimal scarring. The scars fade over time and become very faint, often barely noticeable. However, the exact visibility of the scars can vary depending on individual healing factors and scar tissue formation.
Alar Reduction Surgery can often be combined with other facial procedures to achieve a more comprehensive aesthetic outcome. Some commonly combined procedures include:
- Rhinoplasty: This can address the overall shape and size of the nose, complementing the results of Alar Reduction Surgery.
- Septoplasty: Septoplasty can correct a crooked nasal septum and can be combined with nostril reduction surgery.
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