Dr Beck's philosophy on rhinoplasty has evolved from careful examination of the noses of countless men and women appearing in the general and fashion media.
Simply stated, most attractive noses would work well on either men or women. Gender has little to do with it.
Men have greater leaway with noses than women, so what is acceptable for a man might not work for a woman. This is the reason male to female transgender patients are justified in seeking rhinoplasty.
Understanding which components of a face contribute to attractiveness is indispensible.
The noses below are examples of size and shape variablility that can be acceptable for men but seldom acceptable for women.
The nose should be in quiet harmony with the face and not make a gender statement.
The photos to the left are some of our examples of rhinoplasty results. Can you tell their SEX?
The transgender patient should understand that small noses draw attention to themselves on tall women.
The key to transgender plastic surgery is making things look natural and authentic.