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The Current Trend in Augmentation Rhinoplasty

Jeffrey M. Ahn1
  • 1Columbia University, New York, NY
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Publication Date:
29 May 2006 (online)


Augmentation rhinoplasty is one of the most commonly performed cosmetic surgeries in Asia. Although they are traditionally considered procedures done predominantly in the Far East, these surgeries have gained increasing popularity in America with the great influx of Asian immigration. This article reviews the unique anatomical features in typical Asian noses, various augmentation options, and the most updated techniques of Asian augmentation rhinoplasty currently being used.