Medpor + Rhinoplasty

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Medpor Implant for Nasal Reconstruction?

I was operated for deviated septum 6yrs back (Septoplasty) but after few days I had a nasal collapse. After 1 year, a plastic surgeon had placed a... READ MORE

Use of Medpor in Rhinoplasty for a Flat Nose?

I have a flat nose . I consulted a famous Rhinoplasty doc in New York and he has suggested that I need to have a medpor implant to give my nose the... READ MORE

Implant Shifting After Rhinoplasty - Normal?

I won't be able to see the surgeon until next week. I have to ask if shifting after getting rhinoplasty normal? I have an implant and the tip is... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty Grafting; Medpor vs Rib Graft?

Without looking at the infection or extrusion rate and basing this purely on aesthetics, when augmenting an ethnic nose - does using rib graft have a... READ MORE

Rib Cartlage Dissolved, Is it Worth Trying Rib Cartilage Again? (photo)

I have an extremly flat face and nose and had a surgery 3 years ago using my rib cartilage which was almost completely dissolved except the tip and 2... READ MORE

Medpor Vs Silastic Comparison?

Advantage Medpor: * Tissue ingrowth decreases movement, which prevents erosion of the underlying bone * Tissue ingrowth permits access of the implant... READ MORE

Is a Medpor Implant Required when It Comes to Defining a Hispanic Nose? (photo)

I went to 3 doctors over the past few months. The last doctor I saw (Sam Rizk) told me that I would need an implant to define my tip of my nose.... READ MORE

Can I Smoke 3 Months Post-Op Rhinoplasty w/ Medpor Implant?

Is it now safe for me to smoke 3 months post op open rhinoplasty? If not what are the chances of me developing complications? My main concern is... READ MORE

Can Someone Please Tell Me the Cons for Medpor Implants Used on Rhinoplasty Patients?

I recently had an open rhinoplasty and my surgeon placed Medpor on my bridge and tip. I am 3 weeks post-op and am healing well with minimal swelling.... READ MORE

Foreign Material is Good for Rhinoplasty? Worried About Implant

I am 21yrs .. I have saddle shape nose . And i am planning for my rhynoplasty.. I do not want my ribs to get operated for taking the cartilage for... READ MORE

Would my Ethnic Rhinoplasty be Improved with A Silicone Implant?

Hi. ive recently had a medpor implant placed and a columeller strut taken from the rib as the ear strut was unsuccessful. what i would like to know... READ MORE

Can Medpor Infected One Year and a Half After Surgery?

I have two paranasal implants and it hurts the one hand, and swells a bit too often, only those two symptoms, pain and swelling. The pain is passed in... READ MORE

Medpor Implant 5 Years Ago to Augment Bridge?

I am having some pain with small amount of blood and yellowish discharge in the last 6m i went to ENT specilist he said i had stap infection and give... READ MORE

Im So Scared of Doing Rhinoplasty Because After Using an Implant There's Alot of Precautions to Take?

However i just want to check if it is better to use medpor implants or use my ear cartilage. i am asian (indian) and my doc says i need a 1.5mm... READ MORE

Implants for Nose?

I have been reading mixed reviews on both. Which is better.. a medpor implant or silicone implant?? For my nose cartilage is not an option. READ MORE

Nose Was Pulled Downward 7 Wks After Open Rhino with a Small Medpor Implant in my Septum & Swelled Up Pink/throbs Some-now What?

It was pink, then purple, then pink, swollen, and tender. It was mostly settled when this happened (& I just seen my surgeon, who commented... READ MORE

Follow up question; nose is now swollen on one side after massaging too hard, bulbous, but flexible.What does this mean?

4.5 months post-up & bumped my nose 6 wks post-op, then massaged it too hard on 1side, hitting a blood vessel under the skin.Massive blob of scar... READ MORE

Is It Safe for Me to Tape my Nose After Revision Rhino if There's a Medpor Implant/ear Cartilaje in the Tip?

7-8 wks ago my doctor put a trimmed Medpor implant packed in cartilage in my septum to elevate my tip.I hit my nose & it swelled up almost as it... READ MORE

Very Frightened I Shifted a Medpor Implant. No Infection Suspected, but Continual Edema/scar Tissue, W/ Capillary Damage.Advice?

I will see my surgeon,so he can look at it, but long story short,at 6 wks post-op, I am afraid & injured/shifted a rotated medpor implant in my... READ MORE

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