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Early Rhinoplasty Outcomes and the Nasal Splint

  Rhinoplasty is a well known and commonly performed facial plastic surgery procedure. While all facial surgeries involve some degree of swelling and bruising as part of the recovery, surgical nose reshaping carries with it several unique elements to it on the way to the final aesthetic outcome. After all rhinoplasties a dressing is applied Read More…

The Nasal Splint and the Recovery Process after Rhinoplasty Surgery

  Rhinoplasty is a well known nose reshaping procedure that is commonly performed. While every patient who undergoes the procedure knows there is going to be a recovery period, it is understandable that most patients do not appreciate what is involved in the recovery and how long it really takes to see the final outcome Read More…

OR Snapshots – Nostril Narrowing in the African-American Rhinoplasty

  The African-American rhinoplasty typically consists of several basic maneuvers to change the shape of the nose. Augmenting a low nasal bridge, lifting/narrowing and strengthening the nasal tip and narrowing the nostrils serve as the typical foundation for this type of rhinoplasty. When done together an uplifted and more narrow nose can be created. While Read More…

OR Snapshots – The Cap Graft in Open Rhinoplasty

  Rhinoplasty surgery is an osteocartilaginous operation, meaning changes are made to the bone and cartilage supporting structures. Ultimately the final aesthetic results is in how these changes are done and how much they show through the overlying skin as it shrinks and contracts around the reshaped nasal framework. Such osteocartilaginous framework changes can be Read More…

Case Study – Direct Open Cleft Tip Rhinoplasty

  Background:  The evolution of rhinoplasty becoming a nose reshaping operation with more predictable outcomes took a major step with the introduction of an open rhinoplasty approach. Being able to see the cartilage and bone structures that are to be manipulated offers an obvious aesthetic advantage. And to do so with a negligible columellar scar Read More…

OR Snapshots – The Columellar Strut Graft in Open Rhinoplasty

  Open rhinoplasty continues to be the most effective approach in a large number of nose reshaping patients. There is no question that the visualization provided to many of the critical structural elements that need to be modified creates the best opportunity to achieve the desired changes in a predictable manner. The tradeoffs to do Read More…

Modifications in Nostri Narrowing in Rhinoplasty Surgery

  In rhinoplasty the only structure in the nose that is unaffected by osteocartilaginous maneuvers is the nostril base. When they remain wide, narrowing procedures can be done and are the last step in any rhinoplasty surgery. Alar base reduction is generally considered when the interalar distance exceeds the intercanthal distance. While often creating a Read More…

Indications and Treatment Approaches to the Injectable Rhinoplasty

  The use of injectable fillers has a wide variety of aesthetic uses throughout the face. They provide a non-surgical approach to facial augmentation and in some cases are a good substitute for surgery, albeit often on a temporary basis. The appeal to the patients is that they obviously avoid surgery and even if it Read More…

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