Facial Plast Surg 2012; 28(02): 202-212
DOI: 10.1055/s-0032-1309300
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Nuances with the Mestizo Tip

Roxana Cobo
1  Facial Plastic Surgery Unit, Private Practice, Otolaryngology Coordinator, Department of Otolaryngology, Centro Médico Imbanaco, Cali, Colombia
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Publication Date:
06 May 2012 (online)


Mestizo nasal tips are a challenge. A gradual approach is presented, emphasizing minimal tissue resection, reinforcement of support structures of the nasal tip, and use of sutures and grafts in a judicious manner. The final result should be tips with improved definition, rotation, and projection.