Plenty of people wonder, “Does a nose job make your face more symmetrical?” Our Portland, OR-based Waldorf Center team offers nose surgery for patients who obviously want to make changes to their nose—but many women and men might not realize that rhinoplasty can also enhance a person’s overall appearance.

A nose job is a surgical procedure that reshapes the nose to improve its appearance and function. One of the key benefits of the surgery is its ability to enhance facial harmony, balance, and symmetry.

Here are some ways that a nose job can help patients to achieve these goals:

Correcting Proportions

The nose is a prominent facial feature, and its size and shape can significantly impact overall facial proportions. This is because the nose draws considerable focus, and even when people are looking at other features or the face as a whole, it impacts their perception. A nose job can improve the balance and symmetry of the face by reducing or increasing the size of the nose, reshaping the tip, and refining the nasal bridge.

Balancing Facial Features

A nose job can also help balance facial features by creating a more harmonious relationship between the nose, eyes, lips, and chin. For example, a nose that is too large or wide can make the eyes appear smaller, while a nose that is too small can make the rest of the face look disproportionate.

Reduce the Appearance of a Hump or Bulbous Tip

A prominent hump on the bridge of your nose or a bulbous tip can detract from the beauty of your other facial features. A nose job can address these issues by reshaping the nose, reducing the hump, or refining the tip, creating a more aesthetically pleasing appearance.

Improving Facial Symmetry

Facial symmetry is an important aspect of beauty, and a nose job can help improve this aspect by correcting a nose that skews too much to the right or left.

In addition to improving the appearance of the nose, a rhinoplasty can also address functional issues such as internal obstructions. This can improve not only your breathing, but also your overall quality of life.

A nose job can significantly enhance facial harmony, balance, and symmetry, and can have a positive impact on both your appearance and self-confidence. With careful planning, a nose job can be a safe and effective way to achieve your desired results.

Contact the Waldorf Center for Plastic Surgery team to learn more about what nose surgery can do. Call us at 503-646-0101 or fill out an online contact form.

Kathleen Waldorf