Asian Rhinoplasty

The Asian nose tends to be smaller and more depressed than other ethnic groups, which is a natural and genetic occurrence. However, some people in this ethnic group are unhappy with the shape of their nose, wanting a more pronounced bridge or projected tip. Dr. Benjamin Stong at Kalos Facial Plastic Surgery, LLC, is an experienced facial plastic surgeon that offers our Asian patients options to change the appearance of their nose through rhinoplasty to create a more balanced look for their face.

When considering a change to any facial feature through plastic surgery, you want to ensure you have a plastic surgeon that has the knowledge and expertise necessary to give you the desired results. Dr. Stong is a double board certified plastic surgeon with many years of experience in performing surgical alterations to the facial features of our patients, including rhinoplasty. His attention to detail and keen artistic eye allow him to create a beautiful blend of function and shape for the nose that looks natural.

With Asian rhinoplasty, it is especially important to create a nose that meets the desired look for the patient but also still blends in with the other features. The goal is to improve the appearance of the Asian features, not change the nose to look Caucasian or like any other ethnic group. This can include a bridge augmentation to raise the nose and possibly a nasal tip projection, depending on the patient’s facial features and existing nose shape.

Ethnic Nose Job Surgery

In most cases, an Asian nose job will be an open rhinoplasty. This form of rhinoplasty enters the nose through the columella, or the base of the nose that separates the nostrils. This allows for better access to the nose tip and bridge to make the needed changes to reshape the nose. The incision is hidden and once the surgery is complete, the scar is invisible to others once it heals.

In most ethnic rhinoplasty for Asian patients, nasal dorsum augmentation is desired. The dorsum, or bridge of the nose, is lifted higher from the face, giving a more pronounced profile to the nose. To achieve dorsal nasal augmentation, a grafting process must be performed to add height to the bridge. This is usually achieved using a cartilage graft with cartilage extracted from another source in the body, such as an ear or rib. It is important during the bridge augmentation to ensure the nasal passages are open and clear for better breathing – this can be a functional benefit of Asian rhinoplasty for those with depressed nasal passages that make it difficult to breathe.

Another aspect of Asian rhinoplasty is changing the appearance of the nasal tip. When a bridge augmentation has been performed, it is important for the tip of the nose to blend with the heightened bridge. A nasal tip advancement or projection is used to create a natural appearance, shaping the tip and suspending it perfectly from the septum for a well-formed nose.

With Asian rhinoplasty, it is crucial to ensure the nose still “fits” the face of the patient. Dr. Stong’s artistic eye and expertise in creating natural-appearing alterations are a perfect fit for this delicate surgical procedure. The goal with ethnic rhinoplasty is to improve the shape of the nose while still ensuring it blends with the shape of the face and other features, which Dr. Stong will achieve.

If you are interested in learning more about Asian rhinoplasty, contact Kalos Facial Plastic Surgery in Atlanta today. We will schedule you a consultation with Dr. Stong to begin your journey toward changing the appearance of your nose for a more improved profile, function and overall blend of your facial features.


Based on 85 reviews

Alese H.
Dr Stong is the ONLY Plastic Surgeon you should see, if you want the look that you have always dreamed of. I came to Dr Stong highly dissatisfied from a previous Rhinoplasty, and I was in need of a revision surgery to enhance my facial structure. From the first day I met Dr Stong he LISTENED to what I wanted and helped to design the perfect nose for me. His kind clinical team walked me through every step leading up to my surgery. The surgery and recovery went easy and I was back to my normal activities after a few weeks. It has only been a few months but I look and feel amazing. I get compliments all the time!!!! People stop me on the street to comment on how wonderful I look, and I am not ashamed to say that it's all because of Dr Stong. Dr stong didn't just enhance my looks-he changed my LIFE. Please call his office for an appointment today. You won't regret it!
Barbara N.
I was very nervous at the thought of rhinoplasty. So nervous that it took me over 20 years to finally go through with it. When I finally decided to undergo the procedure I wanted the best doctor for this job. I am so glad I found Dr. Stong. His specialty is facial surgery and Dr.Stong is up to date on the latest surgery techniques. He and his staff are kind and genuinely concerned. My calls are always answered by one of his staff and Dr. Stong is seeing me regularly for months to come to ensure that I am healing as expected. My nose looks very natural and I couldn't be happier with the results. I would highly recommend Dr. Stong to anyone that is considering facial surgery.
Mita N.
I went today to get non-surgical rhinoplasty. Dr. stong did a great job. I also had a consultation about a surgical rhinoplasty, he showed me how it would look like the before and after and I plan on getting it done by him when the juvederm in my nose is gone completely. The moment you walk in everyone is very nice and welcoming. I've been to other places for lip injections but I think Kalos is going to be my go to from now on.
Kenneth C.
Dr. Stong delivered exactly what I was looking for with my blepharoplasty. The results were suttle yet significant. People no longer ask me if I'm tired. Mission accomplished.
Debbie W.
I was really nervous even considering cosmetic surgery, but it had been becoming increasingly obvious that my youthful glow had dimmed. All the typical bad decisions we make in our youth, sunbathing without sunscreen and years of smoking had taken its toll. I was lucky to find Dr. Stong. He was referred to me by my Dermatopathologist Dr. Dirk Robertson. Dr Stong is a no nonsense type physician who gave me so much of his time from my first visit to my last. On March 16th I had a facelift and upper blepharoplasty. I love it! I’m still healing but the changes so far have been amazing. Dr. Stong was very clear and honest on what to expect in every phase of my surgery. Love his staff, they were super friendly, reassuring when I was nervous, and supportive throughout. Will return only to him for future procedures and will continue to recommend him to my friends and family.
Barbara F.
I had been looking for a plastic surgeon to have a facelift and blepharoplasty. The office and staff were excellent! I am thrilled with the results. Dr. Stong is a kind and compassionate doctor and skilled surgeon. I would recommend him to any of my friends or family!
Judith H.
I met Dr Stong when I had to have my basal cell reconstruction on the tip of my nose. He and his caring staff were there every step of the way. I then decided to have a facelift and once again had a wonderful experience! He is well trained in both areas. I would definitely recommend him! Judith Hoffman

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5670 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd NE, Suite 910
Atlanta , GA 30342
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  • Double Board Certified, Fellowship Trained
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