Use of Fillers in Rhinoplasty

Nov 21, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Use of Fillers in Rhinoplasty

Surgical rhinoplasty is the one of the most common cosmetic procedures in Asians. But there are limitations, such as down time, high cost, and a steep learning curve. Most complications…

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Rhinoplasty in Middle Eastern Patients

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Rhinoplasty in patients of Middle Eastern origin requires complete understanding of nasal morphology and an individualized approach to create a racially congruent and aesthetically pleasing outcome. In this article, common…

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The Cleft Lip Nose

Nov 21, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on The Cleft Lip Nose

This article presents an overview of the cleft lip nasal deformity and its treatment. The complex pathologic changes to normal nasal anatomy are described, and treatment strategies for both unilateral…

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Rhinoplasty in the Asian Patient

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The ubiquitous goal of rhinoplasty is to make a natural-looking and attractive nose that blends harmoniously with the face. Rhinoplasty among Asians includes characteristics that distinguish the procedure from its…

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Rhinoplasty in the African American Patient

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There are several anatomic considerations as well as variations in patients of African heritage. The goal of improvement in aesthetics and functionality must be in balance with racial preservation. Preoperative…

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Rhinoplasty in Latino Patients

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Rhinoplasty is the main facial plastic procedure performed in Latin America. Mestizo or Latino patients tend to have noses with thick skin, bulbous tips with poor projection, and flimsy osteocartilaginous…

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Cleft Lip Nose

Nov 21, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Cleft Lip Nose

All patients with a cleft lip deformity have an associated nasal deformity that varies in degree of severity. A three-dimensional understanding of the anatomy of the cleft nose aids surgeons…

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Costal Cartilage Grafts in Rhinoplasty

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Cartilage grafts are regularly used in rhinoplasty. Septal and auricular donor sites are commonly used. Many situations compel the surgeon to use other alternative donor sites, including revision rhinoplasty and…

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Revision Rhinoplasty

Nov 21, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Revision Rhinoplasty

Revision rhinoplasty is one of the most challenging operations the facial plastic surgeon performs given the complex 3-dimensional anatomy of the nose and the psychological impact it has on patients….

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The Short Nose

Nov 21, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on The Short Nose

The causes of the short nose deformity vary greatly, from congenital malformations to acquired deformities. Despite this degree of variation, key commonalities exist, namely, a shortened nasal length, overrotation of…

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Alar Rim Deformities

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The alar rim plays an important role in nasal harmony. Alar rim flaws are common following the initial rhinoplasty. Classification of the deformities helps with diagnosis and successful surgical correction….

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Nasal Tip Deficiency

Nov 21, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Nasal Tip Deficiency

Nasal tip deficiency can be congenital or secondary to previous nasal surgeries. Underdeveloped medial crura usually present with underprojected tip and lack of tip definition. Weakness or malposition of lateral…

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The Crooked Nose

Nov 21, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on The Crooked Nose

Correction of a crooked nose is one of the most common requests from patients presenting for rhinoplasty. Both esthetic and functional issues are typically present in patients with this deformity….

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