Facial plast Surg 2012; 28(04): 390-397
DOI: 10.1055/s-0032-1319836
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An Anatomic Basis for Revision Rhinoplasty

Steven J. Pearlman1, 2, Benjamin A. Talei3, 4
  • 1Associate Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • 2Director of the Center for Facial Aesthetic Surgery, New York Head and Neck Institute of the North Shore/LIJ Hospital System
  • 3Department of Otolaryngology, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • 4Department of Otolaryngology, Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
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Publication Date:
07 August 2012 (online)


As the popularity of rhinoplasty has increased, so have the expectations of both patients and surgeons alike. Revision rhinoplasty has become an evolving field with unique challenges. One must first address the patient's specific concerns and emotional issues. To properly repair the inadequacies of a failed rhinoplasty, the surgeon must thoroughly analyze and understand the anatomic causes leading to why the patient needs revision surgery.