Asian Rhinoplasty with Diced Cartilage Wrapped in Fascia?

How much does it usually cost (price estimation) for an asian rhinoplasty with diced cartilage and wrapped in fascia ? Will the result look really natural ? I just want a slight augmentation.

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Diced cartilage wrapped in fascia

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Diced cartilage wrapped in fascia, in my experience, will give you the most natural-appearing result.  The amount of augmentation can be precisely tailored for you.  Costs will vary, but it is more expensive than synthetic implants because the surgeries take longer to harvest and fashion the grafts.  


Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Asian Rhinoplasty

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Depending on what you are looking to achieve, the diced cartilage wrapped in facial is a great way to achieve a natural appearing enhancement of Asian noses.  This technique avoids the risks of extrusion, infection, movement, etc that is more common with implants.  While cost is an important factor, it shouldn't be the only determining factor.  If you require revision surgery, this will likely cost more than having it done right the first time.

Kimberly Lee, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Dorsal augmentation with diced cartilage wrapped in fascia

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With a rhinoplasty surgeon experienced in this technique, diced cartilage wrapped in fascia is a consistent, reliable, long-lasting technique for creating dorsal augmentation with excellent results.  It eliminates the risks of extrusion, and infection associated with synthetic implants, and eliminates the risk of warping seen with en bloc cartilage grafts.  Results are very surgeon dependent, so choosing the right surgeon is just as important as finding the right price point.  

Donald B. Yoo, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Asian Rhinoplasty Diced Cartilage Fascia Grafting

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Turkish Delight graft for augmentation rhinoplasty

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A graft of wrapped diced cartilage is sometimes referred to as a ‘Turkish delight” graft. This technique was described in 2000 by a Turkish physician who wrapped diced cartilage in a hemostatic agent called Surgicel. Since then, others have described using the same techniqe wrapping diced cartilage with fascia or human dermis (AlloDerm).  This technique does produce a soft, pliable graft, which may or may not resorb over time.  The cost would likely be the same as any rhinoplasty, with a possible extra charge for the fascia.

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