A physical trait common amongst East and Southeast Asians, the stubby and flat nose is a source of dissatisfaction and insecurity for many.
While beauty ideals differ from country to country and from region to region, a straight and sufficiently projected nose is commonly accepted as ideal. This is because the nose divides the face into two halves; the more symmetrical and proportionate a person’s features are, the more attractive one is perceived.
A flat and stubby nose does a poor job of dividing the face, while a straighter and stronger nose profile improves facial harmony.
[31 May 2018] Written by Dr. Kelvin Chua
Dr Kelvin Chua started his surgical training in Australia, teaching for several years in the hospitals, and spent time in dermatology and surgical rotations.
Over the course of 15 years, Kelvin has since performed more than 1,000 successful cases of liposuction procedures and Botox and filler treatments under his belt. With a keen interest in non-invasive facial contouring and lifting techniques as well as liposuction for body contouring procedures, he also performs HIFU, Thermage FLX, Fractional CO2 laser, Radiofrequency, hair loss management & treatment, as well as moles and lumps removal.
With a strong passion for inspiring others through teaching, Kelvin is a motivational speaker at Republic Polytechnic, an appointed trainer for aesthetic institutions and cosmeceutical companies, and is a mentor to aspiring aesthetic doctors.
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