Rib Cartilage Rhinoplasty
Wonderful's Rib Cartilage Rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure that uses the patient's own rib cartilage to reshape and enhance the nose for a natural and long-lasting result.
Where is rib cartilage harvested from?
Among the cartilage located at the end of the rib, cartilage numbered 6, 7, and 8 are mainly used for rhinoplasty.
At Wonderful Plastic Surgery, skilled medical staff harvest only the necessary amount of cartilage through minimal incision. The incision marks become lighter after three months and are hardly noticeable after one year.
Design the desired nose shape that fits the facial proportion and harvest the necessary amount of cartilage from the chest through minimal incision.
Trim the harvested cartilage to create the optimal customized implant.
Insert the customized implant to create the ideal nose height and shape of the nasal tip.
Achieve a beautiful nose with the same line and no sagging even after a long time.
Common side effects such as bleeding and infection may occur post surgery and varies according to each patient.
Rib Cartilage Rhinoplasty FAQs
Each person’s bruises and swelling will be different. 7 days after surgery, all stitches, tapes, and nose splints are removed.
Major swelling usually takes about 1 month to subside while minor swelling will gradually subside between 3 to 1 month, depending on the individual.
An incision in the nasal passage area and inside the nose is made during rhinoplasty, however, as it is a small and invisible area, there is no concern about scarring.
The incision site may be red for about a month, but it will barely invisible after 2-3 months. In addition we will manage the condition for you with our Premium Aftercare Service as well so there is no need to worry.
For a Perfect You