Alar base reduction: the boomerang-shaped excision.

  title={Alar base reduction: the boomerang-shaped excision.},
  author={Hossam M. T. Foda},
  journal={Facial plastic surgery : FPS},
  volume={27 2},
A boomerang-shaped alar base excision is described to narrow the nasal base and correct the excessive alar flare. The boomerang excision combined the external alar wedge resection with an internal vestibular floor excision. The internal excision was inclined 30 to 45 degrees laterally to form the inner limb of the boomerang. The study included 46 patients… CONTINUE READING