Hump nose rhinoplasty
Impression change to ‘gentle’ from ‘scary’.
It refers to a nose with a hump on the nasal bridge. The hump on the nasal bridge often makes the glabella region(between your eyes &above your nose) look flat and the tip relatively droopy.The droopy tip should be highly projected by Dynamic Tip Plasty and the curved nasal bridge should be delicately trimmed.The operation of a hump nose requires skilled technique and meticulous care, so it must be conducted by a surgeon with abundant experience.A careful and deliberate decision must be made beforehand since there are many cases of revision operations due to remaining hump from an erroneous primary operation.In addition, since the nasal bridge itself is already high in most of the hump nose cases, surgical methods of not using implants are widely used not to make it look unnatural due to protruding glabella region.
Grinding Reduction Technique for hump nose correction
A hump nose can give too much of a strong impression so people go through rhinoplasty operations to change it to a more gentle one. Hump nose is known to be caused by genetic factors and strong impact during the growth period.The hump gets formed in the middle of the nasal bridge where the nasal bone, lateral cartilage of nose, and septal cartilage meet.For the hump nose correction, osteotomy procedure, breaking the nasal bone, under general anesthesia has been commonly applied so it has been quite burdensome to the patients. April 31st Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Clinic conducts both osteotomy and non-osteotomy procedures; Grinding Reduction Technique is a non-osteotomy procedure that just trims the bone without breaking it.Both procedures are non-incisional and conducted under conscious sedation anesthesia(anesthesia under induced sleep) for the least pressure on the patients.
Recommended Surgical Procedures
1. Overall small-size nose with a slight humpStraight projection from where the nasion starts in the glabella region(between your eyes &above your nose) to the hump on the nasal bridge using autologous tissue.
2. Severe hump noseRemoval of the hump section on the nasal bridge with its bone and cartilage.Even grinding of postoperatively irregular surface of the bone to make the nasal bridge sleek and refined as much as possible.
The bone itself is often wide and big in many cases of severe hump nose.
Meticulous care is needed in these cases since the width of nasal bridge from the front view may look too wide due to the removal of the hump when a proper operation of breaking and narrowing the wide nasal bone isn’t applied together.
Jae Hoon Kim / Chief Director
• Doctor of Medicine
• Specialist Plastic Surgeon
• Chief Director of April.31st Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Clinic
• Served as the president of Rhinoplasty Research Association, The Korean Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (2010~2012)
• Served as the president of the first Seoul Rhinoplasty Forum (2012)
• Served as the executive director of The Korean Society for Aesthetic PlasticSurgery
• Served as the executive director of The Korean Association of Clinical Plastic Surgeons
• Served as a professor at Medical College, Soonchunhyang University
• Served as the director of Kim Jae-Hoon Plastic Surgery Clinic
• Life member of The Korean Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
• Regular member of The Korean Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
• Regular member of The Korean Association of Clinical Plastic Surgeons
• Regular member of Korean Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
• Regular member of International Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
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