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Sometimes there is a lot a surgeon can improve and sometimes there is very little you can do to change your appearance after the first or second surgery. Since most issues can be addressed, be sure you are very open about areas you want to be improved. Make sure you know how your new nose will appear, as having realistic expectations lowers the chance for additional surgeries. Here are a few complaints and how they could be changed: * The nose still sticks out or down too far. Cartilage from the tip can be removed to shorten the nose. However, if too much cartilage was removed during the first surgery, improvements during a second surgery may be minimal. * A hump is still present. The surgeon will take the hump down more. * Too much of the hump was removed. The height of the nasal bridge will be built up. * Upper half of the nose is too wide: Narrow the nasal bones a bit more. * Lower half of the nose is too wide: Narrow the tip cartilage. Remember, some areas cannot be fixed, for instance, a nose that sits slightly off-center or has thick cartilage at the tip (prevents a completely narrow nose). Sometimes the risk of surgery isn

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Q: What can be improved from the first nose job?
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