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Best Nose Visualizers on the Internet

Deciding to undergo rhinoplasty (nose job) is a big step. The appearance of your nose may not be as pleasing as you would like or there may be medical reasons prompting you to consider surgery. At any rate, wouldn’t it be great to predict what the outcome of surgery would look like? Enter virtual nose visualizers, online tools that allow you to upload a photo of your nose and manipulate its shape and size to approximate the results of surgery.

In the privacy of your own home, you can manipulate the photo of your nose to achieve the shape and look you want. Then you can email or print out the image to discuss with your plastic surgeon. Some plastic surgeons even offer nose visualizers through their own office or website. However, remember the image you create is just an idea of what you would like the outcome to be. Only your surgeon can tell you what options are realistic.

Following are descriptions of some of the best nose visualizers on the Internet, in most cases available at no cost to you.

FaceTouchUp (www.facetouchup.com) – brings you the same digital imaging technology that surgeons use to visualize plastic surgery results. You can manipulate your photo as many times as you want in complete privacy. This is a great tool to use if you are on undecided about whether or not to have rhinoplasty. You can go directly to the site to work on your photo – no software or download is required. In addition to nose visualization, FaceTouchUp also has programs for chin augmentation, liposuction, breast reshaping and more.

Plastic Surgery Simulator (www.plastic-surgery-simulator.com) – is a simple but powerful nose visualizer that allows you to modify photos and simulate rhinoplasty results for anyone. You can import images directly from your computer or a webcam to create a workspace file on the website. The file will hold your modification coordinates so you can resume previous work at any time. Photos can be modified by stretching, growing or shrinking the desired area to simulate rhinoplasty results. The simulator can also be used for other parts of the body and face. Available for Windows, MAC, iPhone/iPad, Androd and Facebook.

Surgery Morph (www.surgerymorph.com) – is a fun tool that allows you to upload a photo of yourself and preview what you would look like after rhinoplasty. It can give you a good idea of what you may look like after plastic surgery, but ultimately only a surgeon can help you decide upon realistic results. In addition to a nose visualizer, the program can all be used to preview breast surgery, tummy tuck and facelifts. Visit the site to learn which surgeons use this program.

Lift Magic (www.makeovr.com/liftmagic) – this comprehensive preview site includes a nose visualizer among the facial preview options offered through the Lift Magic program. Just choose the portion of your face you wish to alter and then click and drag sliding circles to make the changes. It offers fully automated one-click makeover in seconds.

Online Plastic Surgery (www.online-plstic-surgery.com/free-simulator) – uploads a picture of yourself, or even a celebrity, and morphs it to represent a possible surgery. This program includes a nose visualizer as well as options for breast, tummy, facelift, etc. The nose visualizer will help you improve communication with your doctor because you will be able to explain with a photo what outcome you anticipate.