Why the long (narrow) nose?

There is a myth propagated by many about a concept called “middle third” narrowing or “inverted-V” deformity in rhinoplasty.  Essentially, the nose is skinny in the middle, but wide at the top and bottom.  And like everything else in the …

The deviated, oversized nose

The current treatment for an oversized and deviated nose for most surgeons is an open rhinoplasty to add pieces of cartilage called grafts under the skin to camouflage the deviation.  However, there is another way.  Using principles of structural engineering, …

The truth about turbinates

“…rhinological adenoids was a disappearing condition and that the
operation for it was seldom needed at the present day and would ultimately follow the amputation of the uvula or the removal of the inferior turbinal into the limbo of forgotten

Read our new article on ScienceTrends!

https://sciencetrends.com/what-if-we-have-the-whole-tonsils-thing-completely-backwards/

 

Or try the original scholarly article in Sleep Journal

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30165336

 

These posts can explain how rhinoplasty and facial structure can be re-imagined for better results

 

Why facelifts (and all other facial surgeries) fail…

Failed facelifts and other surgeries like rhinoplasty fail much more often than you think.  We frequently see patients for consultation for revision surgery due to a failed outside procedure.  Rarely, these are due to poor expectations or surgical misadventures, and …

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