The surgery of rhinoplasty is mainly performed for aesthetic reasons, correction of birth defects, post-traumatic malformations as well as for better breathing, restoring the nasal septum or the internal nasal valve.
The aesthetic goals of the surgery are shaped by the demands, the anatomy, the malformation presented by the patient and the recommendations of the surgeon.
We should not sacrifice nasal functionality for a better aesthetic result.
Illustration and processing of images on a computer can help the patient understand the result without this implying that it will be the same.
We should not distinguish the nose as a unit, but we should conjunction it with the rest of the face in order to create harmony.