Trends in functional rhinoplasty.

@article{Most2008TrendsIF,
  title={Trends in functional rhinoplasty.},
  author={Sam P Most},
  journal={Archives of facial plastic surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={10 6},
  pages={
          410-3
        }
}
W H I L E T H E n o s e h a s many functions, including warming and humidification of inhaled air and olfaction, the function to which we refer most is airflow. Presumably, the bony-cartilaginous skeleton of the nose has evolved for a reason. Indeed, anthropologic studies have supported the notion that features of the human nose developed in response to the need for moisture conservation as activity of the genus Homo shifted to more open and arid environments. Therefore, any maneuvers that… CONTINUE READING
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