This nose was missing some of its middle section, along the dorsum.
I reconstructed it by placing an artificial material in the
There are many materials that can be used successfully to build up part of
the nose. Some of the materials are natural (the patient's own bone or
cartilage, stolen from another part of the body), and some are artificial.
I generally prefer the artificial materials, at least today, for several
reasons. One of the most important reasons is that a soft, artificial
material can sit in the nose without showing a sharp edge or corner.
Smoother materials can make the nose look more natural.
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Who are the rhinoplasty revision specialists in the United States?
I need an ENT and facial plastic surgeon that specializes in rhinoplasty revisions. It doesn't seem like many are out there. Please refer me to some besides Cochran, Hilinski, and Frankel.
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: They seem to be all over the place!
If you ask a surgeon to name the three greatest surgeons of all time, he'll have trouble thinking of the other two.
Key is to look at a doctor's before and after photos, and see if you like his results. See the Web reference link.
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