Asymmetric nasal tip

Scott Stephan, Tom D. Wang

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3 Scopus citations


Asymmetry of the nasal tip is a common finding in the setting of primary and revision rhinoplasty. Careful preoperative analysis is imperative to identify the anatomic etiology of the asymmetry to develop an appropriate surgical plan to correct it. This article describes the anatomic structures that affect the overall appearance of the nasal tip, explains how intrinsic asymmetries can alter nasal tip appearance, and offers a menu of surgical techniques that can be used to correct these asymmetries.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)177-186
Number of pages10
JournalFacial Plastic Surgery
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 15 2012


  • bossae
  • nasal tip asymmetry
  • nasal tip irregularities
  • twisted nose

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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