The length of the upper lip has a great impact on the appearance of aesthetic nasal proportions, in particular, the perception of the nasal tip projection. Simons 1 estimated as esthetically ideal an upper lip length approximately equal to that of the nasal base. The combination of an open rhinoplasty with a lip-lift should be therefore considered if the upper lip length exceeds the length of the surgically planned nasal tip projection.
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