plastic surgery

Rhinoplasty Surgical Anatomy

A knowledge of the basic surgical anatomy is needed for the clarification of terminology and for an understanding of the surgical procedures described in subsequent chapters. (Figs. 4 – 1,2,3,4,) The surgeon should be familiar with the following primary anatomy and basic landmarks: – Bony vault:             – Paired nasal bones – Paired frontal process …

Rhinoplasty Surgical Anatomy Read More »

Nose Bony Wall Mobilization

OSTEOTOMIESAims Mobilization and repositioning of the lateral nasal bones to achieve the desired satisfactory position. Prevention of open roof deformity. Types Medial Osteotomies. Lateral Osteotomies. Additional Osteotomies: This may be needed in crooked noses: Intermediate osteotomies. Transverse osteotomy. Techniques: We use the following techniques: Medial Osteotomies The instrument used is Masing’s single guarded osteotome: Right …

Nose Bony Wall Mobilization Read More »

Practical Hints & Mastering Rhinoplasty

Because many postoperative rhinoplasty problems are directly related to the techniques used, the following tips will help to minimize undesirable results. Useful tips and pitfalls which will help to minimize postrhinoplasty problems: Preoperative judgement: List obvious deformities: Hump, deviation, wide tip, short columella, depressions, etc.… Do not confuse between true and false hump, true and …

Practical Hints & Mastering Rhinoplasty Read More »

Sinus Surgery

Endoscopic surgery was based on the work of Messerklinger in the sixties and Wigand in the seventies. It was then made more popular by Stammberger in the eighties. Messerklinger was able to recognize the relationship between disease in the osteomeatal complex and maxillary and frontal sinusitis. Moreover, when the osteomeatal disease resolved, the irreversible disease …

Sinus Surgery Read More »