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A Progressive Tip Suturing Technique in Open Rhinoplasty

Of all the areas of the nose to be changed in rhinoplasty surgery, the tip  is the most complex both structurally and technique wise. Fortunately it is also the most visible during an open rhinoplasty and this provides the opportunity to make multiple changes and at least see their partial effects with immediate nasal skin Read More…

The Anatomic Basis for the Bifid Nasal Tip and Its Correction

The shape of the nose varies greatly amongst people and its uniqueness is very much like a fingerprint for the face. No two noses are ever exactly alike. (unless one is a twin) But there are distinct types of shapes, particularly at the tip of the nose, which can be classified by their underling cartilaginous Read More…

The Bulbous Nose Rhinoplasty

The nose can have a wide variety of shapes due to its complex interdigitating anatomy. The nasal bones, septum, upper and lateral alar cartilages create a diverse group of external nasal shapes. Where the greatest variability in anatomic shapes exists is in the nasal tip where the confluence of the lower alar cartilages and septum Read More…

Techniques and Outcomes in Nonsurgical (Injectable) Rhinoplasty

While reshaping of the nose is permanently done by a surgical rhinoplasty, temporary changes can be achieved with injectable fillers. While an injectable or non-surgical rhinoplasty can not accomplish the diverse number of changes that surgery can do, it can be effective in specific augmentative nose changes. Fillers work well for increasing tip projection, eliminating Read More…

Alignment of the Nose In Rhinoplasty Using the Fix Down Concept

Rhinoplasty is one of the oldest procedures in plastic surgery as the well understood term ‘nosejob’ implies. One of the most basic maneuvers in this surgery is the reduction of a hump to achieve a straighter dorsal profile. Most techniques to reduce a hump are from the ‘top down’ by excision and the nasal bones Read More…

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