Archive for February 16th, 2009

Indications for Tip Grafts in Revision Rhinoplasty: the Overshortened Nose, Pollybeak Deformity, Poor Tip Definition, Overresected Nasal Tip, and Loss of Tip Support,

Indications for Tip Grafts in Revision Rhinoplasty

In the revision rhinoplasty patient tip grafts may be necessary if: (1) there is a pollybeak deformity (2) there is an asymmetric tip or nasal bossae (3) there is a poorly defined nasal tip (4) in the overly shortened nose, or (5) there was failure to recognize false tip projection at the time of primary surgery or there was loss of normal tip support mechanisms after primary rhinoplasty. We will explore each of these situations in turn and post representative examples in future blogs. Read more

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