Two cartilages form the tip of the nose, a left tip cartilage and a right
cartilage. In the before picture, you can see the depression, or dent,
between her two tip cartilages. They are quite prominent, and decreasing
their strength was an integral part of obtaining this result.
If you don't mind looking at photos taken during surgery, the
of the rhinoplasty surgery tutorial gives a good introduction to the anatomy of
the tip cartilages,
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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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