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Immediate Functional and Cosmetic Rhinoplasty following Nasal Injury/ Fracture: A New Thinking in the management of NOSE FRACTURES

posted May 29th, 2013 by waesthetics in THE NOSE and RHINOPLASTY

Nasal fracture is one of the commonest facial fractures associated with low or high velocity trauma to the face. With fractures of the nose, it is generally recommended that a closed reduction and packing of the nose be done. While this approach is relatively simple and easy to do, the incidence of post reduction deformities…

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COMMON AESTHETIC CONCERNS seen in the ASIAN NOSE: Part 2: THE SHORT NOSE, THE FLARING NOSE AND NOSTRIL SHOW.

posted April 26th, 2013 by waesthetics in THE NOSE and RHINOPLASTY

The SHORT NOSE The Short Nose is a very commonly seen problem in Asian patients. It is perhaps the most under recognized problem in Asian patients presenting for rhinoplasty. Failure to adequately lengthen the short nose is perhaps the commonest reason for unsatisfactory results following rhinoplasty. From the frontal view, the central part of the…

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COMMON AESTHETIC CONCERNS seen in the ASIAN NOSE: Part 1: THE LOW BRIDGE, UNDER PROJECTED TIP AND THE BULBOUS NOSE.

posted March 6th, 2013 by waesthetics in THE NOSE and RHINOPLASTY

Asian rhinoplasty is a passion of mine. I have been investigating the anatomy as well as adapting, modifying and even developing new surgical techniques that is best suited for the Asian nose. In this first of a series of articles on the Asian Nose and Asian Rhinoplasty, I would like to highlight some common features…

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