What causes the "Y" shape visible on the tip/columella area after some rhinoplasty surgery cases? Is it intentional? (photo)
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What causes the "Y" shape visible on the tip/columella area after some rhinoplasty surgery cases? Is it intentional?
Y shape incision in open rhinoplasty
Incision for rhinoplasty
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Transcolumellar Incision of Open/External Rhinoplasty
You are noticing the trans-columellar incision. This incision is used when an open or external approach rhinoplasty is used. Fortunately, when the wound is closed properly, after a month or two it is very difficult to notice. Good luck and be well.
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