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Possible Ear Cartilage Warping from Rhinoplasty?
I have an appointment for a tiplasty where the tip of my nose will be lifted. The doctor said he will use an ear cartilage strut to do this but as I have done more research I see that ear cartilage "warps".
My question is, what exactly does "warp" mean? What are the chances of it "warping" and is it normal for a doctor to use ear cartilage instead of septum cartilage from someone who has never had a Rhinoplasty done before? Thank you.
Septal cartilage is preferred for rhinoplasty
Nasal Cartilage Grafts
Rhinoplasty tip surgery and grafts
Septal cartilage better to provide structure
"Warping" can occur with any cartilage. Why not use the septum?
Cartilage warping after rhinoplasty
Ear cartilage can be used for rhinoplasty
Septal Cartilage Grafts used during Rhinoplasty Surgery work well to support and elevate your tip.
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