Facial Plast Surg 2021; 37(01): 107-109
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1714673
Original Research

Sonic Rhinoplasty: Review and Updated Uses

Nikolaus Hjelm
1  Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
,
Jared Goldfarb
1  Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
,
Howard Krein
1  Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
,
Ryan N. Heffelfinger
1  Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
,
Edmund Pribitkin
1  Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
› Author Affiliations
Funding None.

Abstract

The ultrasonic bone aspirator (UBA) allows for precision and provides ease of use in multiple steps of cosmetic and functional rhinoplasties. Its use has previously been described; however, since the publication of many studies the UBA has been improved and its applications for rhinoplasty have been modified and expanded. Both bony and cartilaginous modifications to the nose can be aided with the use of the UBA. From our experience, patient results have subjectively been found to be more acceptable, if not better, than with the use of other rhinoplasty instruments.

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Publication History

Publication Date:
24 August 2020 (online)

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