Rhinoplasty in the Mestizo nose.

  title={Rhinoplasty in the Mestizo nose.},
  author={Roxana Cobo},
  journal={Facial plastic surgery clinics of North America},
  volume={22 3},
Mestizo patients are the largest ethnic minority in the United States; the main facial plastic procedure they request is rhinoplasty. Mestizo noses are a challenge. It is common to find bulbous, undefined nasal tips sitting on a poorly structured osteocartilaginous framework. A structural approach is presented whereby support structures of the nose are strengthened and reinforced with structural grafts. A gradual approach to the nasal tip is presented whereby sutures and grafts are used to… CONTINUE READING