The nasal dorsum is the top of the nose extending from the nasal root to the tip of the nose. It is also known as the nasal bridge or nasal profile. This structure is made up of bone and cartilage and is an important feature of the appearance of the nose and face in general. The nasal dorsum can have different shapes and sizes in each person and can be straight, curved or with a hump. It is common for the correction of the nasal dorsum is part of the procedures of plastic surgery of the nose, either to increase or reduce its size or to improve its shape and aesthetic appearance.
by Dr Jorge Planas | Mar 29, 2023