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Adding Rib Graft to Make Nose Bridge Larger?

I had Rhinoplasty and my surgeon cut the nose and made my bridge small. If I want it larger, is there a way to ADD a rib graft? Or would it have to be... READ MORE

Recovery Time After Rhinoplasty w/ Rib Cartilage Graft?

I had rhinoplasty 6 days ago with rib cartilage graft involved. In the middle of my stomach pretty large area is pink and numb (size of my palm). It... READ MORE

Will Removing Rhinoplasty Grafts Restore Nose to Original Look?

I had a rhinoplasty with rib graft to the dorsum and the tip. I would like to have the grafts removed as my nose looks unnatural and am wondering if... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty - Rib Cartilage Absorption

Hello, I recently had an augmentation rhinoplasty with my own rib cartilage and the surgeon purposely over-augmented the graft to compensate for... READ MORE

Healing Time with a Rib Graft?

I had secondary rhinoplasty with a rib graft. It's been a year and half. The nose still feels stiff. The appearance of the nose is still too big for... READ MORE

Best Material for Augmenting Nose Bridge?

I'm an Asian girl considering Rhinoplasty to give my bridge more height and definition. I want to use autologous grafting. Which material is best for... READ MORE

Septoplasty and Nasal Vestibular Stenosis Repair with Rib Graft Complication?

Rib tissue was mine, but I got infection. My Dr removed implants supporting valves. Without implants, and with scar tissue pushing into nose,... READ MORE

Autologous Rib Graft Infection 6 Weeks Post-Op Rhinoplasty, Does It Require Removal?

This is my 6 weeks after rhinoplasty with autologous rib graft, i am currently having a infection . I read on this web site that most foreign implant... READ MORE

Do Rib Cartilage Implants Have to Be Replaced or Revised After a Few Years of Use, Like Silicone and Goretex Implants?

I understand and have heard that silicone, goretex and all other synthetic implants for rhinoplasty will eventually have to be replaced (or revised)... 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

Paranasal Augmentation Wth Rib Cartilage

Hello, Almost 3 weeks ago, I had 2 small pieces of rib cartilage put into my paranasals to alleviate the depressed area around my nostrils. I was... READ MORE

What Are the Possible After Effects of Rib Cartilage Rhinoplasty Besides Wrapping in Years to Come?

I've been doing some research for rhinoplasty. And most doctors seem to say rib cartilage would be better off then using gore-Tex. So far it seems... READ MORE

Is Rib Cartilage the Best Option for Rhinoplasty Given a History of Capsular Contracture? (photo)

I would like to increase the height of my bridge and to make my tip more refined. I have gotten capsular contracture twice with my breast implants so... 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

Can Rib Cartilage Warp After Healing is Done?

Hi, I have a question regarding rib cartilage use in bridge repair. Can rib cartilage warp after the healing is done ? because I heard dat Rib... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty: is my Rib Graft Mal Placed or Reabsorbed or Other? I Don't Know What is Going On. (photo)

Have my surgery almost two months ago. my surgeon used rib graft from my rib (there was some bone but majority cartilage) for my bridge and tip. My... READ MORE

Does K Wire Have to Always Be Used when Using Rib Cartilage Grafts for Rhinoplasty ?

Does K Wire Have to ALWAYS Be Used when Using Rib Cartilage Grafts for Rhinoplasty ? I know that sounds like an odd question but I had to ask. READ MORE

Is It a Binder's Syndrome? What to Choose, Implant or Rib Cartilage? (photo)

I want to get rhinoplasty done for my nose which has a flat tip and slumps downwards..as you can see in my pics attached. I have consulted two doctors... READ MORE

Rhinplasty Donor Rib Implant, How Easy to Remove?

I thought I had gor Tex implant but it turned out to be donor rib instead for my bridge on Asian rhinoplasty. This is 12 days after and I still hate... READ MORE

How Does Septal/Rib Cartilage Feel Post-op?

If rib cartilage is used on the bridge and septal cartilage is used on the tip, would the tip be stiff or would it be somewhat mobile as apposed to... READ MORE

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