Surgical Anatomy of the Nose

  • Natalie P. Steele
  • J. Regan Thomas


■ Expert knowledge of nasal anatomy and function is the key to success in rhinoplasty surgery.

■ Facial analysis and facial aesthetic principles must always be a part of the initial patient evaluation.

■ Surgical manipulations of the nasal anatomy have functional and aesthetic impact.

■ A skilled rhinoplasty surgeon understands the interaction between anatomical units and takes care to preserve these functional relationships to avoid future complications.


Nasal Bone Lateral Cartilage Lower Lateral Cartilage Open Rhinoplasty Medial Crura 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Natalie P. Steele
    • 1
  • J. Regan Thomas
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck SurgeryUniversity of Illinois at ChicagoChicagoUSA

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