Facial plast Surg 2012; 28(03): 310-317
DOI: 10.1055/s-0032-1312696
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Avoiding Complications of the Middle Vault in Rhinoplasty

Steven Pearlman
Facial Plastic Surgery, Pearlman Aesthetic Surgery, New York, New York
Roxana Baratelli
Otolaryngology, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, New York
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Publication Date:
21 June 2012 (online)


Functional and aesthetic abnormalities of the middle nasal vault are frequent reasons for seeking revision rhinoplasty. Complications in rhinoplasties are inevitable; understanding their etiology can help reduce their occurrence. We will examine the more common sequelae, likely causes, and predisposing factors as well as strategies for prevention.