What Is Scarless Rhinoplasty?
Scarless rhinoplasty is where an incision is made inside the nose with no external incisions. This is an ideal approach for patients who wish to preserve the nasal tip and adjust just the bridge.
Is There Much Swelling With This Technique?
Since scarless rhinoplasty often involves less changes to the nose, swelling is oftentimes less than more extensive change procedures including open.
Can You Do A Revision With Scarless Rhinoplasty?
Dorsal or bridge asymmetries can be improved with this approach but often times tip work must be determined by a case by case basis.
Does Dr. Shah Have A Preference For Scarless or Open Rhinoplasty?
No, he chooses the technique based on the patient’s aesthetic goals.
What Is Dr. Shah’s Approach To This Technique In A Nutshell?
He uses the technique to first preserve as much natural cartilage and natural shapes to the nose as possible. He dissects in a specific plane to preserve ligaments ensuring the nasal tip and surrounding structures are preserved as much as possible.