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Types of rhinoplasty

Because every nose is unique.

Reduction
Rhinoplasty

A significant proportion of patients seeking rhinoplasty surgery are concerned that the sheer size of their nose is disproportionate with their facial features.

Areas of particular concern are the presence of a bump on the bridge of the nose, excessive width of the bridge tip of the nose, and possibly excessive width of the nostrils.

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Augmentation
Rhinoplasty

Augmentation rhinoplasty refers to the type of surgery where the dimensions of the nose are increased.

This may well be the case in congenital underdevelopment of the nose, after injuries were the support cartilage has been damaged, after surgery which has led to loss of support, or when too much tissue has been removed.

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Ethnic
Rhinoplasty

In essence, all rhinoplasties are ethnic rhinoplasties, because they take in consideration ethnic characteristics of the nasal shape, skin and facial proportions.

The term has been associated however more with rhinoplasty for population groups with softer nasal contours, like the Afro-Caribbean, the Far Eastern or Pacific Rim populations.

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Post-traumatic
Rhinoplasty

Injuries to the nose, frequently lead to damage to the bone and cartilage support, and change the appearance of the nose, resulting in deviations, asymmetries and sometimes airway problems.

Deviations of the bones and cartilages of the nose, can be reset with relatively good success rate within the first week to 10 days after the injury.

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