Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

, Volume 41, Issue 2, pp 413–421 | Cite as

Total Nasal Reconstruction for Extruded, Pending Extrusion and Severely Displaced Silicone Nasal Implants in Asian Patients

  • Darryl J. HodgkinsonEmail author
Original Article Rhinoplasty


The Australian population is 10% of Asian origin, and many of our Asian patients have had nasal augmentation using prosthetic material prior to immigration or as medical tourists back in their country of origin. Insertion of nasal prostheses is the most common way to augment the nasal dorsum in the Asian patient and although there is a trend towards autogenous primary augmentation still, the vast majority of patients seen in clinical practice have had augmentation by the insertion of foreign material generally silicone.

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Silicone implant Olecranon bone graft Secondary rhinoplasty Asian patient 



The author wish to thank Dr. Eugene Jackson for early contributions to the manuscript.

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The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

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Informed consent was given by the patients for their images to be used for scientific or educational purposes. Informed consent was given by the patients for the publication of their case reports.

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All surgical procedures were performed in the author’s private practice and were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Double Bay Day SurgerySydneyAustralia

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