Lengthening the nose with a tongue-and-groove technique.

  title={Lengthening the nose with a tongue-and-groove technique.},
  author={Bahman Guyuron and Amin Varghai},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={111 4},
  pages={1533-9; discussion 1540-1}
Lengthening the short nose is often a major task. The ability to maintain proper alignment between the nasal base and dorsum may prove difficult without sacrificing the suppleness of the former. In this article, the authors introduce a technique of nose lengthening that ensures alignment of the tip with the rest of the nose yet avoids tip rigidity, unless a… CONTINUE READING