Facial plast Surg 2011; 27(5): 456-466
DOI: 10.1055/s-0031-1288927
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Osteotomies in the Crooked Nose

Jason D. Bloom1 , 2 , Sara B. Immerman2 , Minas Constantinides1 , 2
  • 1Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, New York, New York
  • 2Department of Otolaryngology, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, New York
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Publication Date:
25 October 2011 (online)


The crooked nasal pyramid and upper third of the nose can be straightened with various osteotomes. Appropriate solutions to maximize successful nasal straightening require a thorough knowledge of the anatomy, a comprehensive preoperative plan, and the appropriate osteotomy choice.