Ethnic Rhinoplasty and the Bulbous Nasal Tip
Ethnic Revision Rhinoplasty Removal of Medpor
Dr. Oleh Slupchynskyj removes a Medpor Nasal Implant
during a Revision Ethnic
Rhinoplasty procedure. This bulky implant was placed by another surgeon in a
previous surgery, and was intended to elevate the bridge and increase tip
definition. This particular implant did the exact opposite, resulting in a
bulbous nasal tip and wide nasal bridge. The Medpor Implant also caused
ingrowth of surrounding tissue, making removal extremely difficult.
Medpor Implant removal typically involves removal of surrounding tissue,
creating a cavity in the nose. Dr. Slupchynskyj prefers to utilize a
customized silastic implant where there is no tissue ingrowth, and
removal, if needed, is safer.
Defatting the Ethnic Bulbous Nose
Excess fibrofatty tissue often the reason behind a rounded or "bulbous" nasal tip in
numerous patients, and it is even more common in African-American patients.
See surgical footage of Dr. Slupchynskyj meticulously removing this excess
tissue and many patient before and after photos following Ethnic Rhinoplasty.
Defatting is often the first step necessary to successfully creating more contour
and definition in the nasal tip.
See actual surgery footage and patient before and after photos as Dr. Slupchynskyj
discusses the origin of Bulbous Nasal Tips and the surgical steps necessary to
restore definition and structural integrity to the Nasal Tip. In this educational
video, Dr. Slupchynskyj takes us through the surgical technique called
Tip Defatting, which is the first step in addressing the Bulbous Nasal Tip.
Ethnic Bulbous Tip and Cartilage Grafting
In this educational video, Dr. Slupchynskyj takes us through Cartilage Grafting,
which is the second surgical step required, (following Defatting) to restore
definition and structure to a Bulbous Tip. Dr. S. discusses why grafting is
required and where the cartilage may be harvested from. Before and
after photos of patients who underwent Cartilage Grafting include
Revision Rhinoplasty patients.
Ethnic Bulbous Nasal Tip Surgery Results
Dr. Slupchynskyj takes us through in-depth discussion on types of Bulbous Nasal Tips,
specifically Ethnic Bulbous Tips, their causes, unique anatomical features and
what can be done to create a more aesthetically pleasing nose. You will
view actual surgery footage while Dr. Slupchynskyj reviews his surgical
techniques and see his patients' photos before and after Ethnic
Rhinoplasty and Nasal tip Surgery.
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