Optimal Tip Projection in Asian Noses

  • Man Koon Suh


The importance of effective tip projection cannot be emphasized enough for the Asian nose with low and short nasal tip. Tip plasty in Asian patients is not limited to projection but also requires consideration of rotation, volume change, tip/ala harmony, and tip/nostril harmony.

Further Reading

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    Toriumi DM. Rhinoplasty. In: Park SS, et al., editors. Facial plastic surgery: the essential guide. New York: Thieme; 2005. p. 223–53.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Man Koon Suh
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  1. 1.JW Plastic Surgery CenterSeoulSouth Korea

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