Alar Wedge Excision – Chicago Rhinoplasty

The section of the nose that includes the nostrils and the columella is called the alar base. When parts of this area are too large or wide, they make the whole nose look this way. When the nostrils are too large or flared, they can be reduced using a type of alar base reduction called […]

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Pollybeak – Nose Surgery Chicago Rhinoplasty

Is your confidence suffering because of a parrot-like nose? Pollybeak is an unfortunate nasal issue, but like most nasal issues, it can be solved using rhinoplasty. There are two types of pollybeak: cartilaginous and soft tissue. When pollybeak is caused by cartilage overreduction or underreduction, surgeons categorize it as cartilaginous. When excess scar tissue forms […]

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