Tip Lengthening

how much longer can a surgeon realistically lengthen your tip in a revision rhino

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Tip lengthening

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As long as you skin is healthy (able to stretch) and you are willing to undergo grafting from ear and/or rib then considerable lengthening is possible


Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Lengthening the tip of the nose

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This is difficult to estimate and depends on the structure of the nose as well as the piablitiy of the soft tissue envelope and its ability to stretch.

Otto Joseph Placik, MD
Chicago Plastic Surgeon
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Limit of lengthening nasal tip

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Lengthening the tip of the nose during a revision rhinoplasty procedure is very, very difficult. With tip lengthening inadvertent rotation can occur. There are many tip grafting techniques, but no more than 2-4 mm can be lengthened in the nasal tip before distortions occur.  

William Portuese, MD
Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Tip Lengthening

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Your tip can be lengthened with grafts of various lengths in different positions.  Does your tip need to be lengthened or repositioned - these are two very different problems? See an experienced revision rhinoplasty surgeon.

Richard W. Fleming, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Tip lengthening

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Nasal tip lengthening can be accomplished with different grafts. As ofr how much length can be achieved it is hard to say without an exam.  It also depends upon your soft tissue coverage and how elastic it is.

Steven Wallach, MD
Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
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Tip Lengthening

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 Hi,

Hi lengthening the tip is not an easy task. A series of lengthening grafts must be used as well as a tip graft. You also may lose some height at the cost of the length.

Best,

Dr.S.

Oleh Slupchynskyj, MD, FACS
New York Facial Plastic Surgeon
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