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Fast Rhinoplasty and Nostril Reduction

When you are having rhinoplasty don’t be concerned about how long [within reason] the case takes or the cost of the operating room fee. Would you prefer that the surgeon does it quickly, but with perhaps less attention to detail and perhaps leaving out an important step? There is usually nothing good about a fast […]

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Thick Skin and Rhinoplasty

Some people have thick skin and are concerned as to how that will affect their rhinoplasty. To assuage some of your anxiety, it is your thick skin that protects you somewhat from having an “overly-operated” look. A tiny nose is not likely to happen and the truth is that in order to give you tip […]

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Swollen Nose

If your tip is wider post op it suggests some things to me: 1] You had perhaps a projected tip with fairly thin skin which may have been “sticking out” more than you liked and the tip projection was probably set back and (similar to lowering a tent pole causing the canvas of the tent to […]

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Revison Saddle Nose

One cm of dorsal and caudal septum left intact after septoplasty is borderline but would usually be adequate unless there is a fracture of the integrity of that “L” strut support. If you have not had the cup cartilage from your ears used for grafting already, it can be harvested without misshaping the ears and […]

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Overly Rotated Tip

Although the overly rotated tip is congenital in some people, all too often it is the consequence of the surgeon not recognizing that reducing the hump or bridge along with the standard procedure of trimming the upper edge of the wide tip cartilages results in loss of the support system that was keeping your nose […]

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