Nose surgery rib cartilage mix silicon (photo)

Dear doctor My questions are is the nose rib cartilage will be forever? Will it be wrap or reduce after long year? My doctor use haft silicon on top and haft from nose chop by rib cartilage for me is it ok for long time? I'm so worry pls give me an

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Rib grafts

Rib grafts can warp and they can get absorbed.  Those things are possible.  However, when certain techniques are employed these negative things are much less likely.  The key is technique and technique is surgeon dependent.  Choose someone with experience.

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