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The Tent Pole of the Nose Revisited in Rhinoplasty

Published on June 20, 2013 by

The Tent Pole of the Nose Revisited in Rhinoplasty I think it is worth exploring a concept that allows me to discuss with prospective rhinoplasty patients exactly how I approach noses and what the specific limitations are for a particular individual based on the unique characteristics of one’s anatomy.  The tent pole analogy is my […]

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Cartilage grafts for Nose Jobs/Rhinoplasties: Pros and Cons

Published on December 4, 2012 by

Cartilage grafts for Nose Jobs/Rhinoplasties:  Pros and Cons There are three principal supplies for cartilage grafts to build up a nose.  They are the septum (from inside partition of the nose), the ear (conchal bowl cartilage), and rib (either cadaver or one’s own).  Each type of cartilage has its pros and cons for use in […]

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Scooped, Straight, High, and Low Bridged Noses: My Personal Aesthetic View on the Bridge, or Dorsum, in Rhinoplasty

Published on March 13, 2011 by

Scooped, Straight, High, and Low Bridged Noses: My Personal Aesthetic View on the Bridge, or Dorsum, in Rhinoplasty When we talk about rhinoplasty, we are focused on both the technical skills as well as the artistic judgment of the surgeon.  If you visit 10 surgeons you will most likely encounter 10 slightly or greatly different […]

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