Facial plast Surg 2012; 28(02): 213-217
DOI: 10.1055/s-0032-1309301
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Improving the Hanging Ala

Eduarda Yap
1  Department of ORL-HNS, Metropolitan Medical Center, Manila, Philippines
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Publication Date:
06 May 2012 (online)


The hanging ala can be lifted via removal of a piece of triangular vestibular skin shaped like a sail; the alar rim skin is rolled and sutured into the defect to form a new lifted rim margin.