Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

, Volume 36, Issue 3, pp 698–703 | Cite as

Structured Nonsurgical Asian Rhinoplasty

Innovative Techniques

Abstract

The Asian nose is characterized by a flat nasal bridge, indistinct dorsal aesthetic line, an underprojected and broad nasal tip, and a short columella. Cosmetic procedures to enhance these features are popular in Asians and surgical rhinoplasty is the therapeutic gold standard for individuals seeking to enhance the appearance of their nose. However, in recent years, there appears to be an increasing number of Asians seeking nonsurgical rhinoplasty and this tendency is seen in both primary and revision cases. The biggest strength of filler rhinoplasty is that it is minimally invasive, has a good safety record, provides immediately visible results, and can be done conveniently in the office setting without the downtime of surgery. Despite its temporary longevity, it is popular because it is simple, effective, and economical. This article describes a “structured” nonsurgical Asian rhinoplasty approach using dermal fillers that can produce a comprehensive cosmetic enhancement of the Asian nose.

Keywords

Rhinoplasty Administration Cutaneous Nose Skin 

Notes

Conflict of interest

The authors have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Simply Beautiful Cosmetic Surgery & Laser ClinicChatswoodAustralia
  2. 2.Lee & Ahn Cosmetic Surgery ClinicSeoulSouth Korea

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