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How do they reshape the nose during rhinoplasty?

How do they reshape the nose during rhinoplasty?

Many options!: Depending on the specific shape of the nose and location of the problem, there are three basic options for changing the nose's shape. 1. The native bone or cartilage can be repositioned and reshaped. 2. Grafts of native tissue can be used to augment or suport the existing nose. 3. Artificial grafts/materials can be used if native grafts are not appropriate/available. ...Read more

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Dr. David Sherris
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What's the point in waiting for my nose to heal (from a closed nose reduction) if they might have to break it during the rhinoplasty anyway....

What's the point in waiting for my nose to heal (from a closed nose reduction) if they might have to break it during the rhinoplasty anyway....

Closed reduction: Sometimes nose can improve from closed reduction to the point that you don't even need a rhinoplasty. Even if you want a rhinoplasty later it is easy to break a straight bone as opposed to a crooked bone that healed in the wrong spot. ...Read more

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Does surgeon break your nose during rhinoplasty?

Does surgeon break your nose during rhinoplasty?

Usually: Depending on the needs of the rhinoplasty the nasal bones may have to be narrowed ie. Bones will be fractured enabling the surgeon to decrease the width of the nasal bridge. ...Read more

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When is your nose broken during a rhinoplasty procedure?

When is your nose broken during a rhinoplasty procedure?

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. ...Read more

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Can a too-flat nose be built up during rhinoplasty? My nose is very flat, without much of a bridge. Is there a way to build that up during rhinoplasty? .

Can a too-flat nose be built up during rhinoplasty? My nose is very flat, without much of a bridge. Is there a way to build that up during rhinoplasty?

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Augmentation Rhino: You may be a good candidate for and augmentation rhinoplasty with an implant if you feel your nose is too flat. Implants are often used for this purpose https://pacificcenterplasticsurgery.Com/procedures/face/nose-reshaping/. ...Read more

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During surgery of rhinoplasty, are there any indications to the surgeon that a previous rhinoplasty was performed? Specifically, on the tip of nose.

During surgery of rhinoplasty, are there any indications to the surgeon that a previous rhinoplasty was performed? Specifically, on the tip of nose.

Yes: The dissection for rhinoplasty is quite different for patients who have had previous surgery. It is extremely important to let your physician know if you had a previous rhinoplasty as the surgery must be planned accordingly. You should not have any hesitation to give an honest history if you have a previous surgery. ...Read more

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I am going to get a nose job soon and wanted to know whether i will be hallucinating and telling my secrets during anesthesia ?

Not to worry: Though some patients may say some funny things right before general anesthesia, minimal is said and certainly nothing would be discussed during the actual anesthesia. I wouldn't be too concerned about any secrets. You should discuss your concerns with the anesthesiologist before the surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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