Nasal tip lengthening in revision rhinoplasty is a challenging procedure that requires careful analysis and planning.
Patients often have a short nose due to overresection of nasal tip cartilage, scar contracture, or loss of tip support. And a shortened nose can cause nasal functional problem, such as nasal obstruction.
Therefore, if you have this problem, then you need to find a surgeon who more focused on rhinoplasty.
To lengthen the nasal tip in revision rhinoplasty, sugeon has to have various surgeical thechniques. One of the most commonly technique is the caudal septal extension graft (CSEG), which is a cartilage graft that extends the length of the septum.
The CSEG can harvest from the residual septum, ear, or rib. These materials are autologous. And it is not a good idea to use artificial material for tip lengthening in revision surgery.
Nasal tip lengthening in revision rhinoplasty is a complex and individualized procedure that requires meticulous technique and attention to detail. The goal is to restore a natural and harmonious nasal appearance.
This case is a before & after of nasal tip lengthening by Dr. Hwang Jee-Hoon. As you can see, after revision rhinoplasty, not only improved nasal shape, but also her facial profile.
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