Augmentation of the Nasal Pyramid: ‘Saddle-Shaped’ and Lateral Deformities



Loss of septal support can result in a saddle-shaped depression of the nasal dorsum, sometimes referred to as a ‘saddle-nose’ deformity. Loss of lateral projection of the nasal bones can also result in a localised depression in the upper half of the nose and the appearance of deviation. Assessment and management of these deformities are discussed.


Augmentation Rhinoplasty Saddle nose Nasal augmentation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Orange Aesthetics and Oral Maxillofacial SurgerySingaporeSingapore
  2. 2.Department of Maxillofacial SurgeryPoole Hospital NHS TrustPooleUK
  3. 3.Department of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryRegional Unit Northwick Park and St Mary’s HospitalLondonUK

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