Functional Rhinoplasty: Short Review
Received Date: Aug 23, 2017 / Accepted Date: Aug 31, 2017 / Published Date: Sep 07, 2017
Examination of anatomical structures including the septum, internal and external nasal valve regions is essential in planning for functional rhinoplasty. In modern rhinoplasty procedures nasal functions (breathing and olfaction) beside its cosmetic role; should not be ignored for a successful operation. We should respect supportive structures of the nose in cosmetic rhinoplasty and also augment the weaker regions of the nose that are limiting nasal breathing during functional nasal surgery.
Keywords: Rhinoplasty; Nasal surgery; Septum
Citation: Friedman O, Cekic E, Gunel C (2017) Functional Rhinoplasty: Short Review. Otolaryngol (Sunnyvale) 7:320. Doi: 10.4172/2161-119X.1000320
Copyright: © 2017 Friedman O, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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