Facial plast Surg 2012; 28(02): 187-193
DOI: 10.1055/s-0032-1309298
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Nuances with the Asian Tip

Tae-Bin Won
1  Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
Hong Ryul Jin
2  Boramae Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
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Publication Date:
06 May 2012 (online)


Rhinoplasty among Asians includes peculiarities that distinguish the procedure from its Caucasian counterpart. These peculiarities can be perceived as nuances to surgeons unfamiliar to Asian rhinoplasty. Characteristics of the Asian tip surgery will be addressed with emphasis on surgical techniques commonly used to obtain reliable results.