Left With An Irregular Tip
This patient of mine underwent a Revision DCF Rhinoplasty after experiencing an infection from an L-shaped silicone implant from another practice leaving her with an irregular tip.
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About This Case On Realself
25-34 year old woman treated with:
- Revision DCF Rhinoplasty. Patient had previously undergone primary rhinoplasty with an L-shaped silicone implant. She had developed an implant infection and the implant had protruded through the skin on the nasal tip and was previously removed. The nasal bridge was re-established with a DCF graft and the nasal tip complex was reconstructed utilizing donor rib cartilage. The thinned, indented portion of the nasal tip flap was reinforced with temporalis fascia.
Before and After Clip
Original clip from (Instagram)
Here’s a repost of this Revision Asian DCF Rhinoplasty procedure from my Instagram account:
Caption: “This beautiful patient of mine underwent a Revision Rhinoplasty consisting of a DCF Rhinoplasty + Alar Base Reduction procedure. As you can see, her previous Rhinoplasty from another practice left her with an irregular upturned nose and a very visible dimple at the tip due to an infection from an L-shaped silicone implant (which was removed prior to this surgery and allowed to heal first). Here are her initial results from the O.R.”
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Edwin Kwon, MD, FACS
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