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Questions about Rhinoplasty

Mr. Hagen Schumacher
Mr. Hagen Schumacher
Plastic surgeon
Huntingdon
Difficult to say without knowing exactly what was done and seeing the appearance of your nose. Generally speaking, to maintain the shape, cartilage support is needed. The lower part of the lateral…
1 answers

 Vikas Malik
Vikas Malik
Ent specialist
Blackpool
Functional rhinoplasty is mainly done for nasal blockage where as aesthetic rhinoplasty is mainly aimed to improve the shape of the nose.
Lots of NHS hospitals are finding it difficult…
2 answers

Dr. Kavin Andi
Dr. Kavin Andi
Oral and maxillo-facial surgeon
London
It is better to replace like for like. Alar cartilage can therefore be reconstructed by harvesting cartilage from the ear. In more complex nasal cartilage reconstruction i.e. where the vast majority…
2 answers

 Vikas Malik
Vikas Malik
Ent specialist
Blackpool
This requires proper assessment. It may need cartilage grafts.
Best wishes
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 Vikas Malik
Vikas Malik
Ent specialist
Blackpool
By your description I suspect she may have cartilage showing onto one side of the septum called septal collumelar dislocation. This requires septocolumelloplasty. Its usually best to avoid the…
3 answers

Mr. Anindya Lahiri
Mr. Anindya Lahiri
Cosmetic surgeon, Plastic surgeon
Birmingham
All noses are different, whether operated before or not. While cartilage graft is likely if there is a lack of that because of previous removal, I would suggest seeing a Plastic Surgeon for a…
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Dr. Tim Mellor
Dr. Tim Mellor
Oral and maxillo-facial surgeon, Plastic surgeon
Havant
Yes it is but the surgeon will have to harvest a cartilage graft from either the septum of the nose or from ear cartilage, in order to replace the missing cartilage on the alar.
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