Asian people has flat nose comparing to Western people.
Because of this reason, Nose bridge augmentation using I typed silicone implant is common in Asian rhinoplasty.
However, in some cases, nose silicone implant can make severe side effect.
Infection, Nasal contraction, Silicone Shifting, Silicone bent, extrusion etc.
It can happen maybe in one year or after ten year.
This is one of case of silicone implant side-effect.
This is a revision rhinoplasty to remove her nose silicone implant conducted by Dr. Hong-Ryul Jin
This woman had a rhinoplasty using nose silicone implant 10 years ago.
However, as time goes, her nose changed to short & upturned tip and nostril asymmetry.
Just before had a revision rhinoplasty, serious discharge started to come out from her nose.
Dr. Jin removed a big silicone implant and nose bridge was cleaned with irrigation and granulation tissue removed.
Her nasal bridge and tip revised using rib cartilage.
This photos are 1 year post-operation.
Now her nose shape has become more natural.
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