Asian Rhinoplasty

Patient presented desiring improvement in the appearance of her nose. On exam, patient was noted to have a flat nose with wide nostril base and un-defined nasal tip. Nose lacked projection and definition. As such, patient underwent open rhinoplasty with dorsal augmentation using rib cartilage graft and temporo-parietal fascia wrap, tip modification with ear cartilage graft and lateral osteotomy to narrow the width of the nose. Note the improvement in height, projection and tip definition. Patient was also able to breath better. She underwent a basic Asian rhinoplasty, which include a number of procedures to achieve the following: increased dorsal height and tip projection, narrowing of the width of the nose, improved tip definition, and narrowing of the base of the nose.