Home > rhinoplasty/Hooked-Nose-Job > Hooked-Nose-Job

Nasal Bridge Surgeries

Hooked Nose Job Information

Hooked Nose Job

  • Duration: 1 hr 30 min. ~ 2 hours
  • Anesthesia: Deep Sleep Anesthesia
  • Hospitalization: N/A
  • Stitch Removal: App. 5-7 days after
  • Clinic Visit: 2-3 times
  • Recovery Period: Return to everyday activity after stitch removal
What is Hooked Nose Rhinoplasty?
Certain noses have a hooked shape which gives undesirable appearance. This kind of nose can be improved and modified to look better along with correcting nasal hump.
Recommended for those who
  1. 1. Have nasal hump
  2. 2. Would like to improve the appearance of hooked nose
  3. 3. Have high nasal bridge deformity

Key Points of Hooked Nose Rhinoplasty (Edge Hooked Nose Surgery)


A nasal hump usually makes people to appear to be harsh and much older than their actual age. Actually, even 1mm of minute difference can change your overall facial balance and harmony. Thus, it is very essential to have customized surgery procedures for better rather than only elevating nasal bridge or tip.

Small Hump

In the case of small nasal hump, only shaving the hooked area could improve nose appearance. This method is very simple and suitable for people who do not need any bridge or dorsal augmentation. But, thorough diagnosis and surgery method should be taken into account according to each patient’s condition to prevent recurrence of it.

WMP (Scalp Pigmentation Method) Procedure

-Incision on the inside of nose
-Shave the nasal hump
-It is a short and simple surgery which takes roughly 30 to 40 minutes.

Large Hump

The large nasal hump can be corrected by nasal bone osteotomy. Nasal tip sticking out and implanting cast can also lift flatten nasal bridge that is due to removal of nasal hump.

In case of large hump

-Fracture the protruding area
-Join your tip area with your own cartilage
-Make strong structure using autologous tissue such as ear cartilage to prevent drooping nasal tip

If you wish to raise your nasal bridge after shaving down nasal hump

Regardless of the size of nasal hump, removal of nasal hump is performed and cast is implanted to raise nasal bridge.

If you wish to raise the height of nose bridge with shaved hump

-Fracture the protruding area
-Join your nasal tip area with your own cartilage
-Make strong structure using autologous tissue such as ear cartilage to prevent drooping nasal tip
-Raise your nasal bridge along with cast implant

Edge Hooked Nose Surgery Before and After