Non-surgical rhinoplasty: key indications and considerations for nasal augmentation

The author discusses a personal perspective, and preferred treatment techniques of non-surgical rhinoplasty, using dermal fillers and botulinum toxin. Onabotulinum toxin A and incobotulinum A are discussed for off-label use in this advanced indication, and the author suggests using calcium...

Rhinoplasty for the cleft lip and palate patient

The cleft nose is one of the most challenging pathologies for rhinologists and facial plastic surgeons to address. The combination of architectural deformity (related to the extent of lip deformity) and scarring from previous surgery combine to cause the surgical...

How to decrease postoperative swelling in rhinoplasty

Postoperative bruising and facial swelling is one of the main concerns of rhinoplasty patients. There is sustained controversy on the surgical manoeuvres, medication and postoperative measures to reduce it, and many published papers address this topic. The authors of this...

Assessment of septal deviation in septorhinoplasty

A variety of methods exist to assess the nasal septum, often dependent of the healthcare resources available, and whether there is a specific pathology affecting the function of the nose. The authors present a small series of patients presenting with...

What is the best graft for nose surgery in the long-term?

The authors of this paper performed an experimental study on long-term histological changes in different grafts implanted subcutaneously in 25 New Zealand white rabbits. Ear cartilage, rib cartilage, autologous fascia, fascia allograft, diced rib and ear cartilage wrapped in autologous...

Impact of lateral crural repositioning on alar rim position

Cephalic orientation of the lower lateral cartilages results in tip fullness, a bulbous tip, and alar instability during inspiration. It has an incidence of approximately 68% in primary and 87% in secondary rhinoplasty patients. Paquet et al. performed the first,...

Patient-related outcomes in rhinoplasty surgery

This paper centres on defining and providing a patient-related outcome tool in rhinoplasty surgery. There are currently no validated tools specifically for cosmetic alteration of the nose alone. The authors devised specific scales within the FACE-Q framework to specifically assess...

Long-term outcome of the Turkish delight graft

The author of this study shows the long-term results of the Surgicel-wrapped diced cartilage, better known by rhinoplasty surgeons as the Turkish delight (TD) graft. The graft, originally described by the author of the article, was meant to be used...