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Facial Plastic Surgeon

Nasal Surgery

Primary Nasal Surgery VI

This patient suffered from nasal obstruction and nasal deformity. She had a crooked nose and over-projected nasal tip. Special care was taken to straighten her septal deviation to correct her airway obstruction. Her nasal tip was de-projected (brought closer to her face) and her dorsum was reduced. She also had a small radix graft placed…

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Primary Nasal Surgery V

This patient presented with a bulbous nasal tip and small dorsal hump. However, her nasal tip cartilages were very stiff and round and required special grafting maneuvers to reshape her tip cartilages while maintaining a good nasal airway. Over many years her nose has taken on a favorable shape. The photographs represent a two-year postoperative…

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Primary Nasal Surgery IV

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Primary Nasal Surgery III

Patients who undergo rhinoplasty with other sugeons frequently develop a pinched or over-narrowed nasal tip over many years.  In many cases, the nose will look good initially then get smaller and more pinched over time. This is because the swelling decreases and scar contracture occurs which results in further narrowing of the nasal structure over…

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Primary Nasal Surgery II

This younger patient had a bulbous nasal tip and dorsal hump. The dorsal hump was reduced and the radix was slightly elevated. With time the nose has become more defined yet the structure added to her nose will prevent collapse or pinching over time. The photographs show her two-year postoperative outcome.

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Primary Nasal Surgery I

This patient presents with a dorsal hump and nasal obstruction. She had a weak lateral nasal wall that would collapse when she breathed in through her nose. Alar batten grafts were used in the lateral walls of her nose to prevent collapse and stabilize her airway. The grafts created some lateral wall fullness that has…

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