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Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

, Volume 35, Issue 6, pp 1016–1021 | Cite as

Photogrammetric Analysis of Soft Tissue Facial Profile in Turkish Rhinoplasty Population

  • Sercan Gode
  • Fatma S. Tiris
  • Serdar Akyildiz
  • Fazil Apaydin
Original Article

Abstract

Background

The aim of this study was to compare the facial photogrammetric analysis results of the Turkish population who are pleased with their facial appearance with the facial analysis data of patients who underwent rhinoplasty in order to find the most prominent objective facial measurements that lead patients to surgical correction of the nose.

Methods

Forty rhinoplasty patients (20M, 20F) and 40 people without nasal deformity (20M, 20F) were included in this study. Rhinobase software was used for photogrammetric facial analysis.

Results

The differences in the nasofrontal angle (NFA), nasolabial angle (NLA), chin projection (CP), middle facial height (MFH), and tip deviation angle (TDA) between the patient and the control groups and between the males and females were statistically significant (P < 0.05).

Conclusion

The most significant differences between the control group and the patient group were crooked nose, obtuse NFA, acute NLA, chin underprojection, and increased MFH.

Keywords

Photogrammetric analysis Rhinoplasty 

Notes

Acknowledgments

Conflict of Interest

The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest to disclose and that there was no financial support for this article.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sercan Gode
    • 1
    • 3
  • Fatma S. Tiris
    • 2
  • Serdar Akyildiz
    • 2
  • Fazil Apaydin
    • 2
  1. 1.ENT DepartmentIshakoglu Cayeli State HospitalRizeTurkey
  2. 2.Otorhinolaryngology DepartmentEge University School of MedicineIzmirTurkey
  3. 3.Ege Universitesi Hastanesi Kulak Burun Bogaz BolumuIzmirTurkey

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