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Nose surgery with rib cartilage in Korea

Many people, who are considering plastic surgery, are reluctant because they worry about foreign materials being put in their bodies. What options are there for them? For people who want a nose job, their own septal cartilage and ear cartilage can be used to help them get the nose they want. These two cartilages are the most commonly used materials for the augmentation of the nose. What if these are not enough for the augmentation? How about rib cartilage in our chest?

1. What is rhinoplasty with rib cartilage?


Rib cartilage is bigger than septal cartilage or ear cartilage. It is able to provide enough material to modify your nose any way you would like, whether it is lengthening your nose or increasing the height you’ll notice a drastic change.

Sometimes the body will reject foreign materials, however, this doesn’t occur in the case of using rib cartilage. As well, the absorption rate of rib cartilage is much lower than other cartilages so it is able to maintain the shape of the …

Deviated(crooked) nose & functional rhinoplasty in Korea

Deviated nose surgery is a common surgery in Korea. It is as common as having an augmentation surgery though it’s considered to be one of the most challenging surgeries in the world. Individuals who undergo deviated nose surgery are generally dissatisfied with their nose shape and wish to improve the proportions of their facial features.  However, deviated nose surgery can not only improve external aesthetics but also internal functions of the nose according to individual conditions.

1.How a deviated nose can be caused

1) Prior surgery While most rhinoplasty procedures performed by qualified surgeons are successful, some patients still have crooked noses after surgery. In such cases, a revision rhinoplasty is required. The best way to avoid this problem from happening again is by doing your research and learning what caused this problem in your initial surgery and make sure your future doctor is qualified and upfront with how they w…

How to Correct bulbous nose tip (Fatty Nose Tip Correction)

JW Plastic Surgery Center's Rhinoplasty Specialist Dr. Man Koon Suh were invited to the "APS 2018 (Aesthetic Plastic Surgery 2018) / KSAPS / KAPS / ISAPS Joint Meeting" to give a lecture about "Creation of Dorsum-Lobule-ala aesthetics in Bulbous tip in Asians" (How to correct bulbous tip *fatty nose tip* in Asians).


1. Definition of Bulbous Nose Tip and Types of Bulbous Nose Tip:
Bulbous tip is defined as large nasal tip regardless of the underlying etiology. For Asian rhinoplasty surgeons, bulbous tip correction is a common yet challenging procedure, with frequent disappointments.

The causes of bulbous nose are: excessively developed cartilage of the nasal tip; abnormal spread of the cartilage to both sides of the nose; excessive flesh between the nose tip and alar. Considering individuals’ face and needs, we create a sharp and slim nasal tip for you by revising cartilage and/or removing fat layers under the alar skin.
JW does not only reduce the size of the nasal…

Flat nose tip correction (Flat nose tip plasty)

With regard to an ideal tip of nose, it is recommended for the line to be naturally connected from the glabellar area to the end of nose but in a somewhat round shape on frontal view. 
In this case, nostrils should not show in excess and alar rims at both sides need to be in gentle sea gull shape.  In lateral view, it is ideal that alar rims should not be retracted or hanging so that it properly matches the nasal columella without the length exposed in 2~4mm. Proper nasolabial angle is 90~95 degree. And it is recommended that the height of nose occupies 50~60% of the nasal length. 
At the base, it is ideal to keep not too broad a nasal base, gentle triangular nose, not excessively exaggerated infratip lobule, and nostrils in dear drop shape. It is not desirable to emphasize the projection of nasal tip resulting in an upturned nose or the nasal tip is being projected too much not properly matching the length or size of nose, or the whole face.



2. What is Tipplasty?

Generally speaking, the …

The best types of Nasal Implants in Rhinoplasty (nose job)?

Which are the best types of Nasal implants in rhinoplasty?
A nasal implant is a perfect solution for shaping up the nasal profile in rhinoplasty. In most cases, nasal implants are either made from synthetic biocompatible materials or biological materials harvested from the patient’s body. Common synthetic materials include medpor, Gore-Tex, and silicone while biological materials consist mainly of cartilage and bone.
If you are planning on having a rhinoplasty procedure that involves a nasal implant, it is important to know the best type of material that will meet your requirements without raising any complications. Normally, the surgeon will carefully consider the type of implant before proceeding with the procedure, but it is essential for you to get your facts right since the choice of material is critical to the surgery’s outcome.
In reality, silicone is the most commonly used material in augmentative rhinoplasty among all synthetic materials because of its varied benefits. First, …