Facial plast Surg 2011; 27(5): 397-412
DOI: 10.1055/s-0031-1288923
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The Effect of Facial Asymmetry on Nasal Deviation

Richard W. Westreich1 , David Burstein2 , Marika Fraser2
  • 1Department of Otolaryngology, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, New York
  • 2Department of Otolaryngology, SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, New York, New York
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Publication Date:
25 October 2011 (online)


The impact of facial asymmetry on nasal deviation is an accepted but poorly understood part of plastic surgery and rhinology training. Recently, an increased understanding of the specific structural issues underlying this deformity has led to improved surgical techniques and patient outcomes.