Nasal silicone implant are frequently used in nasal bridge augmentation in Korea.
However, if patient’s nose is short, nasal silicone implant may not good material for it. It may cause complication like nasal skin retraction or nasal contraction. In this case patient will need revision rhinoplasty.
A common complication of nasal silicone implant is contracted nose. This is similar to the capsular contraction after augmentation breast.
This woman had a rhinoplasty using nasal silicone implant.
However, short nose deformity occurred after previous rhinoplasty.
Additional graft on the tip and bridge are key maneuvers for lengthening the contracted nose.
Dr. Cho removed nasal silicone implant and capsular contraction, and used rib cartilage to make her nose normal and beauty.
Now, her nasal lengthening is normal, her nasal shape has changed to natural with ideal angle.