Member since 4/8/2012


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Questions from ND12

Revision Rhinoplasty to Fix Alar Base Reduction, Unhappy. How to Fix Asymmetry? (photo)

2 years ago, I had a tip-plasty and right alar base reduction done. I am satisfied with the tip but I am quite disappointed with the results of the ABR. The shape of my right... READ MORE

Creating a Fuller Ala and Fixing the Alar Crease? (photo)

I had a right ABR done 2 years ago which left the shape of the alar crease somewhat irregular and poorly contoured. The alar wing area near the base also seems very thin and... READ MORE

Options to Fix a Small Defect Near the Alar Crease? (photo)

I had an alar base reduction done on the right side of my nose and it has left that area with some irregularities. There is a portion of the edge of my ala near the alar crease... READ MORE

The Future of Plastic Surgery and Soft Tissue Engineering?

In your opinion, how far are we from being able to engineer soft tissue for implantation purposes? 20,30,40 years? I had an ABR done several years ago that I deeply regret to... READ MORE

How Many Years Are We from Being Able to Engineer Autologous Ear Cartilage?

Several years ago, I harvested the conchal cartilage of my left ear as graft material for a rhinoplasty. Unfortunately, I hate how the harvested ear now looks and feels. The... READ MORE