Facial plast Surg 2012; 28(04): 440-446
DOI: 10.1055/s-0032-1319843
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Deprojection of the Nasal Tip in Revision Rhinoplasty

Russell W. H. Kridel1, Samir S. Undavia1
  • 1Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston, Houston, Texas
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Publication Date:
07 August 2012 (online)


Overprojection in revision rhinoplasty can be the result of underaddressed anatomic variations, iatrogenic causes including overresection of the nasal dorsum, or the healing process. Management of nasal tip overprojection in revision rhinoplasty can be very difficult, and the revision rhinoplasty surgeon must have a multitude of techniques available to treat the various causes of nasal tip overprojection. An algorithm is presented to properly approach and treat nasal tip overprojection.