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Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2012 Feb;24(1):67-74. doi: 10.1016/j.coms.2011.10.004. Epub 2011 Nov 21.

Nasal tip modifications.

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  • 1Department of Medical Education, Des Peres Hospital, 2345 Doughtery Ferry Road, St Louis, MO 63122, USA.


Rhinoplasty remains a challenging art but is now systematized at least in part by recent understanding of the supporting mechanisms and how they may be manipulated to control the nasal tip. Nasal tip control is the key to a successful, aesthetically pleasing, rhinoplasty result with preservation of nasal function.

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