A Quick (Safe For Work) Look Into The Specialized DCF Rhinoplasty Surgery
Dr. Edwin Kwon’s most popular procedure is, hands down, the DCF Rhinoplasty. We’ve already gone over an entire DCF Rhinoplasty procedure with (graphic) screenshots from the operating room in much more detail here: (Read full article here NSFW).
To recap, a Traditional Rhinoplasty uses a silicone implant while a DCF Rhinoplasty uses your own cartilage (or donor cartilage) to create a natural implant shaped specifically for your nose. Additionally, the chances of infection with a DCF Rhinoplasty are very little-to-none compared to silicone implants.
Since many individuals still seem to have questions regarding this specialized surgery, we’ve had a short animation created to break down the very basic concept of this procedure:
What is A DCF Rhinoplasty?
A DCF Rhinoplasty is a procedure that Dr. Edwin Kwon specializes in. It is short for Diced Cartilage Fascia.
What is A DCF Rhinoplasty Made Of?
Dr. Edwin Kwon creates a natural implant made up of fascia (from the patient’s scalp), ear and rib cartilage (either donor rib or cartilage harvested directly from the patient— learn more about the differences here).
How Is A DCF Rhinoplasty Formed?
After Dr. Edwin Kwon uses some of the cartilage to refine the tip of the nose, he takes the remaining pieces and dices them into smaller pieces. Once that is complete, the diced cartilage is wrapped with the fascia creating a natural implant for the nose (For context, think of a burrito being made and wrapped into one piece).
Finally, that DCF implant is placed inside the patient’s nose and is shaped accordingly.
Watch Short Animated Instagram Reel:
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