As reported in The Lancet medical journal, scientists from the University of Basel, Switzerland, have reported a successful nose reconstruction procedure by using laboratory grown cartilage. This was the first procedure of its kind.
When you book your date for rhinoplasty with us at The Nose Clinic we will give you a comprehensive list of instructions to follow.
There is still a discussion about open versus closed rhinoplasty. In general it's important that a surgeon is able to perform both depending on the patient.
Mr Rowe-Jones spent a weekend in an anatomy lab in Germany to work on understanding in detail the effects of osteotomies. He gained a lot of knowledge.
This session concentrated on reducing the nasal bridge hump and twisted or deviated noses. Mr Rowe-Jones prefers the open approach in both cases.
Many approaches to surgery have changed in modern rhinoplasty. It's important to stay up to date and reflect and discuss different methods with colleagues.
In revision rhinoplasty surgery it is even more important to understand the patients' expectations and what can be done than in primary rhinoplasty surgery.