Alar Reduction Procedure In Korea
What is Alar Reduction?
Alar Reduction, also known as Nostril Reduction or Alarplasty, is designed to reduce the size of the nostril. The alar width is closely related with both the frontal view of the nose tip and the outline of the nostril. Thus, it plays a very important role in rhinoplasty.
Alar Reduction is Recommended…
- when the nasal column is not visible from the side due to large alars
- when the side of your nose is larger
- when the alars are larger compared to the nasal column (arrowhead-like nose)
- when alars are larger compared to the nose tip
- when the nostrils are visibly large (wide nostrils)
- when you feel dissatisfaction with your current nose shape
Frequently Asked Questions
Details of the alar reduction procedure
Surgery Time: 30 ~ 40 Minutes
Anesthesia: Local with Sedation (deep sleep)
Removing stitches: after 7 days
After surgery check-ups: 3 ~ 4 Sessions
Recovery time to daily activity: None (No effect on daily activities)
Alar Reduction Before & After
Facts about this procedure
This process is done when the side of the nose is larger. It is important to have a consultation with an experienced surgeon as the result may differ depending on the shape of the nostril.
Nostril reduction is carried out when one’s nostrils appear to be wide. It is important to get operated by a professional surgeon to minimize getting scarred on the mouth area. With a wide variety of experience, Answer Plastic Surgery will give you the best result.
Alar lifting is done for those whose alars are sagging. This procedure must be done by who understands clearly the relationship between the nasal column (between the nostrils), nostrils, and alars. The procedure is done inside the nose for the scars to not show.