What Indicators Would You Use to Recommend Tip Grafts in Revision Rhinoplasty?

Is there a profile surgeons go by for recommending certain rhinoplasty revision methods?

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Tip Grafts in Revision Rhinoplasty

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Tip grafts are used in revision rhinoplasty to increase projection, improve shape and definition, and to provide underlying structural support for collapsed tips.

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Tip grafts in rhinoplasty

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Whether it is a first time rhinoplasty or a revision, the use of tip grafts are possible.  The indications are many.  Typically, tip grafts are placed to shape and refine the tip of the nose.  This is useful if you have a boxy tip or something called a polly beak deformity.  Another reason is to give the nose some projection.  Every case is, of course, different.  The final profile you're looking for is a combination of your own preference, whether you are male or female, and the surgeon's assessment of what is possible.

Andre Panossian, MD
Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon
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Indications for tip grafts

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Tip grafts are used to increase projection, add shape and camouflage irregularities. They are a tool to achieve a certain type of result based on each individual case and are not automatically used each time.

Michael L. Schwartz, MD
West Palm Beach Facial Plastic Surgeon
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