Nostril Reduction Surgery

What is Nostril Reduction Surgery?

Nostril reduction surgery or alar base reduction (alarplasty) is a cosmetic procedure that alters the lower part of the nose appearance and narrows the nostrils to make the nose more balanced within the whole face.

Who Is a Good Candidate?

People with wide and/or flared nostrils may benefit from this procedure.

How Is the Procedure Performed?

The surgery is performed by removing a wedge-shaped piece of soft tissue from the outer or lower base of your nostrils.

How long does the Procedure Take?

It takes about one hour to complete, and can be done under local anaesthesia.