Facial plast Surg 2003; 19(3): 247-256
DOI: 10.1055/s-2003-43160
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Non-Caucasian Rhinoplasty

Tom D. Wang
  • Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
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Publication Date:
23 October 2003 (online)


Non-Caucasian patients seeking rhinoplasty often have similar goals as their Caucasian counterparts. However, surgeon sensitivity to ethnic variations and patient desires are crucial to a successful outcome. This article presents some of the commonly encountered issues seen in non-Caucasian rhinoplasty, including minimal modification, augmentation materials, and complications with infected and extruded implants.