Can you fix a crooked bridge by DCF placement? Revision rhino question
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Diced Cartilage and Fascia Revision Rhinoplasty
Revision rhinoplasty is complex but many things are possible. The specific technique required to straighten a nose depends on an individuals anatomy but usually involves work on both the septum and the nasal bones. Combinations of both medial and lateral osteotomies allow for the bones to be moved in any direction desired. Cartilage grafts taken from the septum or rib can then be used as spreader grafts to add structural support. If a septum is severely deviated then an "extracorporeal" septoplasty may be necessary. Finally, if one wants to either raise the nasal dorsum or camouflage dorsal irregularities then diced cartilage in combination with temporoparietal fascia can be a great option.
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