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Original Articles Autumn 2010, Volume 18 Issue 3: 99-106

'Universal retraction suture' for the overprojecting nasal tip

N Fanous | A Fanous | K Al-Sebeih | V Côté

Achieving a proper nasal tip projection is a crucial element of a successful rhinoplasty. A large number of correction methods and manoeuvres have been proposed in the medical literature as solutions for the prominent nasal tip, thus complicating the surgeon’s strife to choose the ideal plan of action. In the present article, a single straight-forward technique, christened the 'universal retraction suture’, is suggested to tackle the overprojecting tip in a simplified, controlled and efficient fashion.

Nasal | Overprojecting | Overprojection | Projecting | Projection | Tip
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