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Why is rhinoplasty done?

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Nose jobs can be done to change how you look or for medical reasons. For example, some people may need surgery to repair a problem with the cartilage that divides one nostril from the other. Others may just want to make their nose smaller.

From: Teens and Nose Jobs (Rhinoplasty) WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: 

Kidshealth.org: "Plastic Surgery." 

American Society of Plastic Surgeons: "Briefing Paper: Plastic Surgery for Teenagers." 

Docshop.com: "Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty)." 

Enhancement Media: "Plastic Surgery for Teens."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on February 12, 2019

SOURCES: 

Kidshealth.org: "Plastic Surgery." 

American Society of Plastic Surgeons: "Briefing Paper: Plastic Surgery for Teenagers." 

Docshop.com: "Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty)." 

Enhancement Media: "Plastic Surgery for Teens."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on February 12, 2019

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