Electromyographic for Monitoring Nasal Muscles?

Muscles like the depressor septi nasi and the levator labii do have an influence on the (position) of the nasal tip and its dynamics. Is it possible to get an electromyographic to monitor the dynamics of these muscles prior to a rhinoplasty?

Doctor Answers 3

Over Thinking A Rhinoplasty

Dear Jennifer,


I do not see a correlation between an EMG and the preparation/planning for a Rhinoplasty.

Is there something in particular you are trying to accomplish?

I believe that you are over-thinking based on what you have presented in your post.

Hope this helps.

Best of Luck to you.

Dr. Sajjadian

Orange County Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 176 reviews

That's Correct (NO)

An electromyographic study seems a bit "over the top?"  The answer is "NO" but what made you consider this type of study?

Robert Shumway, MD
San Diego Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 9 reviews

These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.