• Ethnic Rhinoplasty

    1 month ago - By Rod J. Rohrich, M.D.

    Question: Is rhinoplasty performed differently on a person with a non European ethnicity?
    Dr. Rohrich: Ethnic rhinoplasty is considered a type of specialty rhinoplasty, like secondary or revision rhinoplasty. When we talk about ethnic rhinoplasty, we are talking about both the differences in the surgical approach to an ethnic nose as well as the way you approach and analyze this type of nose to retain its ethnic origin. It is very important to understand that true ethnic rhinoplasty focuses on preserving ethnic qualities of the nose while reshaping it. A person's nose is a defining ethnic...
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  • Different Rhinoplasty Techniques

    1 month ago - By Rod J. Rohrich, M.D.

    Question: Are there different techniques for achieving an excellent result in rhinoplasty ?
    Dr. Rohrich: Yes, there are different techniques. However, it is not so much about the technique used as long as that particular technique delivers the desired result. The nose is the most looked at facial feature so it must not shout out rhinoplasty .
    The main different techniques are open vs. closed rhinoplasty. I prefer the open technique in most cases. This means you make a very small 6 mm incision in the middle of the columella (the structure in the middle of the bottom of the nose). This...
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