Silastic + Rhinoplasty

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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

Removal Nasal Silastic Implant? (photo)

Septo/rhino with silastic implant, intrasill reduction and slight tip refinement. I HATE the naso-frontal view the implant gives me, my radix is very... READ MORE

What's Happening to the Implant on my Nose Bridge?

Good afternoon, doctors. I had a rhinoplasty done 4 weeks ago and a silastic implant was put on my nose bridge. 2 days ago, something happened within... READ MORE

Is It Okay to Just Removed the Infected Nasal Implant and Clean the Area & Leave the Fibrous Tissue?

I had rhino almost 7 yrs ago, got pregnant and during my 6 months of pregnancy, my nose started to swell then after few weeks, a pimple like thing... READ MORE

Rib Cartilage Grafts - Stablized with Threaded K-Wire? (photo)

What is your experience with permanent, threaded k-wires in rib cartilage grafts placed on the dorsum? Specifically, for those requiring significant... READ MORE

I'm an asian female who needs dorsal augmentation, minimal tip definition, and nostril change. What procedure do you recommend?

I have consulted 3 plastic and 3 facial plastic surgeons. Initially, I was looking to use a rib graft due to low risk for infection/extrusion later on... READ MORE

Removal Silastic Implant Impact on Tip?

I am 10 days post op septo/rhino with silastic implant, intrasill reduction and slight tip refinement. I HATE the naso-frontal view the implant gives... READ MORE

Making nose wider using a silastic block?

I read in a doctor's website "A silastic block may be carved for extremely narrowed noses and left in place for periods of up to 8 weeks." However... READ MORE

After doing nose rhinoplasty, I feel hard-breathing. What should I do?

I did the nose plastic surgery for nearly 4 months in Korea. I did the silastic implant. After doing the surgery, i got running nose for a week. Begin... READ MORE

Availability of nasal silastic retainer (number 3)

My daughter needs the nasal silastic retainer(number 3).it's not available in India.where should I get it outside India? READ MORE

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