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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

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

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

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

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

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