Rhinoplasty material

If you have made up your mind to have rhinoplasty, it may be important that you know what materials will goes inside your nose.

So, we would like to introduce the most well-known materials.

Rhinoplasty material can divide into 3 groups.

1) Artificial Materials

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(Nasal silicone implant)

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(Gore-Tex implant)

Artificial materials include synthetic substances, and the most well-known materials are silicone, Gore-Tex, and Medpor

2) Autologous materials

Autologous materials is from your own body.

Nasal septum cartilage, Ear cartilage, Rib cartilage, Dermis, and Fascia etc.

Rhinoplasty material_ear cartilage

(Ear cartilage)

Replacing silicone implant with rib cartilage

(Rib cartilage)

Dermis

(Dermis)

Diced Cartilage in Fascia

(Diced cartilage in Fascia)

3) Donated materials.

Donated material is tissue taken from human or animal body that is removed of all the factors that can cause rejection reaction or disease.

It is rich in amount and bio-compatibility is better than artificial implants.

But since it taken from dead body, using it may be a difficult concept for some patient.

And it has high absorption rate.