What is the difference between an Asian nose surgery and a Caucasian nose surgery?
Asian nose surgery or Rhinoplasty, in many ways, is completely different from the non-Asian nose surgery. The reason is that most Asians tend to have a nose that is flattened at the top as well as at the tip, whereas Caucasians tend to have a pretty good hide under the dorsum, which is the top of the nose. The tip of the nose is also well projected in most Caucasian noses. Therefore, in Asians, the difference is that there is a need to put in the nose to make it taller, which is not the case with Caucasians.
The tip of the nose in Caucasians usually needs to be shaped and maybe raised a little. But in Asians the entire nose needs to be built up. Therefore, the technique here becomes radically different. Just because a surgeon knows how to do a Caucasian nose, he may not necessarily know how to do an Asian nose. Most plastic surgeons do not operate on Asian noses for this reason.
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