Where does Rhinoplasty Debris go during surgery?
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Removal of scrap and debries with saline irrigation
Cartilage , bone or trimmed tissue is removed by forceps only. at the nearing end before taking skin stiches we irrigate operated area with saline which washes any debries small particles or any small blood clots. This reduces odema and minimise scaring
Best wishes and good luck.
Richard G. Reish, M.D.
Harvard-trained plastic surgeon
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Great question! There are some youtube videos and snapchat videos that show rhinoplasty if you are interested in seeing it.Most of the very small debris gets taken up in the suction. I often re-use the small pieces of cartilage by crushing them very finely and then placing them in areas that I'd like to appear smoother. Best of luck!Dr Rodman
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