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how do they reshape the nose during rhinoplasty

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Dr. Thomas Lamperti
20 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
It : It isn't always necessary to perform controlled bone fractures during rhinoplasty. It really depends on if the nasal bones need to be repositioned or ... Read More
Dr. Richard Arden
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
The : The most common reasons a nose would be broke would be to realign a malaligned boney nasal pyramid (crooked boney portion), to narrow excessively wid ... Read More
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Rhinoplasty: No it is not always necessary to break the nose. If only tip work is being done then, it may be unnecessary.

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
Good question!: A properly-fixed nose should both look good and allow normal breathing. When it's swollen from injury or surgery, it's much more difficult to get thin ... Read More
Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Bone healing: The bones have to strengthen after a fracture prior to attempting a reconstructive septorhinoplasty to assure your best possible result. Otherwise the ... Read More
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
To assess deformity: Although some of the bones that were broken during a nasal fracture may be cut when the rhinoplasty is performed, not all of the bones may need to be ... Read More
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Dr. Clark Schierle
17 years experience Plastic Surgery
Nose Reshaping: The upper third of your nose is supported by underlying bones. When these bones are crooked, too wide, too narrow or otherwise need to be repositioned ... Read More
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Dr. Francisco Agullo
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
When necessary: The superior portion of the nose is made of bone, while the lower portion is made of soft cartilage. Whenever you desire a change in the upper portio ... Read More
Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Toward the end: Most of the time when osteotomies are done in rhinoplasty it is toward the end of surgery but it varies depending on the case.
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Dr. Thomas Lamperti
20 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Rhinoplasty : Rhinoplasty can certainly be used to build up the nose. This often requires improving the projection of both the tip and bridge. There are several a ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Alterations of the cartilage and bony nasal structures are easily apparent.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pain/nasal surgery ?: Exercise six months post rhinoplasty should not affect the original surgery, but pain at this point is unusual, so see your surgeon who performed the ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Sclafani
31 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Rhinoplasty: Rhinoplasty is designed to produce a nose which is appropriate for your face. Discuss with your facial plastic or plastic surgeon for more details.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipson
49 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: A long-standing structural deformity can only be fixed by corrective surgery.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
A few months: I usually recommend to my patients to go at least 4-6 weeks after a rhinoplasty before any vigourous exercise or strenuous activity. After that, mos ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
No: Most doctors use cartilage from the septum to help reshape your nose. Some doctors may use implants in complex cases but would inform you first. Get a ... Read More

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