What Do Kate Miffleton, Scarlett Johansson, and Jessica Biel Have in Common?
They’re all famous—though for different reasons. Two are successful actresses and Middleton, of course, is the Duchess of Cambridge. Though they each have a very unique look, all three are generally agreed to be beautiful. But the one thing these women have been most recently found to have in common may surprise you: their highly-coveted…noses.
A recent Time magazine article revealed the results of a study conducted by doctors at the University of California at Irvine: many women agree that the most desirable nose is one that turns slightly upward at an angle of 106 degrees. Women whose noses fit this profile? Kate Middleton, Scarlet Johansson, and Jessica Biel.
It’s no surprise, then, that increasing numbers of women approach their plastic surgeons with pictures of these and other celebrities when requesting a rhinoplasty, or nose reshaping, procedure. We now have more access to photos of celebrities and models than ever before, as well as exposure to beautiful “real people” via social media. Images like these can inspire men and women to want to perfect their own noses—whether that means removing a bump on the bridge of the nose, refining the tip, or a complete nose “makeover.”
Some surgeons have even reported an increase in rhinoplasty requests due to heightened awareness of patient’s own looks due to the “selfie” trend. Rhinoplasty was the #2 most popular cosmetic surgery in 2012, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
The statistics aren’t really surprising. Your nose is arguably your most prominent facial feature, front-and-center at all times. It’s common to feel that it just doesn’t “fit” your face as well as you’d like. You may want to consider a rhinoplasty if you are dissatisfied with the look of your nose and desire to have it refined, or suffer from breathing problems caused by a deviated septum or other structural issues within your nose.
Choosing the right plastic surgeon is always of paramount importance—and especially so when considering altering such a visible feature as your nose. You will want to choose your surgeon carefully, considering reputation, credentials, and patient reviews. Dr. Lane Smith is a leading plastic surgeon who has performed thousands of rhinoplasties. His level of skill and artistry in rhinoplasty is evident in his “before and after” picture gallery, which we encourage you to examine.
An additional benefit to choosing Dr. Smith for your surgery is that he will photograph you and use a state of the art program to show you what the nose you desire will actually look like on your face. This is an invaluable tool to help you to have realistic expectations.
“Many of our patients come to us because they have become self-conscious about their nose and its size and shape,” Dr. Lane Smith said. “Some of them do bring in pictures of noses they admire, and others want us to choose for them. The best thing they can do is to let us image their actual nose. The computer program gives them the most realistic view of how the changes they want will actually look on their face. It may turn out that they want to go with a different shape or size instead.”
Do you covet a famous nose? Or just want to refine the one you already have? Please contact Smith Plastic Surgery at (702) 838-2455 to schedule a personal consultation.