Ribs + Rhinoplasty

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Cartilage Taken from my Ear or Rib for Rhinoplasty. How Much Does This Increase the Risks?

I have had septoplasty (which has not improved my breathing). I am now considering rhinoplasty for a bump at the bridge and to help reshape the tip.... READ MORE

Where Does Donor Rib Cartilage Come From?

Does donor rib cartilage come from a living donor or the deceased ? READ MORE

If Rib Cartilage is Used For My Rhinoplasty, How Long Will it Last?

If I choice the rub cartilage to use for my rhinoplasty how many years will it last   READ MORE

Rib Cartilage Graft and Weightlifting

I have been doing research about how instead of using Gore-Tex or Silicone to make a nose bridge, you can use rib cartilage. If the surgeon says we... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty with Rib Bone but It Absorbed Too Much. What Can I Do Now?

I have a Asian nose,and I‘ve done rhinoplasty with a rib bone not cartilage. Unfortunately,it shrinks and absorbed too much. I can't afford... READ MORE

Is rib cartilage placed on the bridge more likely to warp?

Is rib cartilage placed on the bridge more likely to warp than say a rib cartilage placed near the tip? Or is the likelihood of warping the same and... READ MORE

Using rib cartilage for graft in older patient?

I've been told that using rib cartilage for a graft in an older patient is not advisable because it may be partially calcified and so more... READ MORE

Does the rib implant fuse with your cartilage or your skin?

Does the rib implant fuse with your cartilage or your skin? Also does the new rib implant block the blood supply from the skin to the original nose... READ MORE

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