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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 115-120

Minimally invasive procedures for nasal aesthetics

1 Private Practice, Milan, Professor a.c. Padua University, Italy
2 Specialist in Otorhinolaryngology, Private Practice, Lodi, Italy

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Alessio Redaelli
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/0974-2077.99447

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Nose has an important role in the aesthetics of face. It is easy to understand the reason of the major interest that has revolved around the correction of its imperfections for several centuries, or even from the ancient times. In the last decade, all the surgical or medical minimal-invasive techniques evolved exponentially. The techniques of rejuvenation and corrections of nasal imperfections did not escape this development that is much widespread in the medicine of the third millennium. In many cases, the techniques of surgical correction involve invasive procedure that necessitates, for the majority of cases, hospitalisation. The author, using a different approach, has developed mini-invasive techniques using botulinum toxin A (BTxA) and absorbable fillers for the correction of nasal imperfections. BTxA allows to reduce the imperfections due to hypertension of muscles, while the absorbable fillers allow to correct all the imperfections of the nasal profile from the root to the tip in total safety. The correction is based on the precise rules that allow avoiding the majority of side effects. Results are long lasting and well appreciated by patients.

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