There are many different reasons why patients pursue a rhinoplasty surgery but they all come down to two categories… appearance and function. Dr Jeremy Hunt is one of Sydney, Australia’s most experienced rhinoplasty surgeons and counts rhinoplasty as one of his most skilled procedures. He shares with us some photos and details about each of his best case studies with before and after photos. Note that we have provided a Glossary at the bottom of the blog with definitions of some of the more technical terms to describe the rhinoplasty cases.

Rhinoplasty Case Study #1:

Issues: 24yo female with post traumatic dorsal hump, bulbous tip, hanging columella, plunging tip
Procedure: Rhinoplasty + Septoplasty
Outcome: removal of post traumatic hump, narrowing boney width with osteotomy, elevation of tip, and tip definition

Rhinoplasty Case Study #2:

Issues: 28yo female with congenital deviated nose to left, obstructed nasal breathing, dorsal hump
Procedure: Rhinoplasty + Septoplasty + inferior turbinate reduction
Outcome: straightened nose with removal of post traumatic hump, elevation of tip, and tip definition and improved nasal breathing

Rhinoplasty Case Study #3:

Issues: 22yo female with post traumatic dorsal hump, plunging tip, hanging columella, bulbous tip, deviated septum
Procedure: Rhinoplasty + Septoplasty + inferior turbinate reduction, alar base resection (narrow alar nostril base)
Outcome: removal of dorsal hump, elevation of tip, and tip definition and improved nasal breathing,

Rhinoplasty Case Study #4:

Issues: 22yo female with , dorsal hump, plunging tip, hanging columella, bulbous tip , deviated septum
Procedure: Rhinoplasty + Septoplasty
Outcome: straightened nose removal of dorsal hump, elevation of tip, and tip definition and improved nasal breathing,

Glossary – Definition of Technical Terms

Alar – the “wing” of the nose, or the outer, rounded area that flares out to form a rounded shape around the nostril.
Bulbous – fat, round, bulging (shaped like a bulb) – often used to describe noses.
Columella – The tissue or fleshy end of the nose. The bridge of tissue that separates the nostrils at the bottom of your nose.
Congenital – exists at or before birth; refers to those conditions or traits that are inherited
Deviated – displaced, or out of place, off-centre
Dorsal – also known as the “bridge” of the nose
Inferior Turbinate Reduction – The trimming or removal of the structures on the side wall of the nose to improve the nasal airway.
Osteotomy – surgical cutting of bone to realign into position
Septoplasty – a surgical procedure to correct a deviated septum; straightens the septum, allowing for better airflow through your nose.

If you’d like more information on Dr Jeremy Hunt or would like to arrange a plastic surgery consultation please call 02 9327 1733.

Trish

Trish is a plastic surgery blogger. She is passionate about wellbeing, health and beauty, and doesn't mind a little bit of 'help' from the amazing cosmetic and beauty procedures that are available today. Trish spends her days talking to women and men who are looking for suggestions and advice on procedures that are available to them. Cutting through the sales pitch and hype, a down-to-earth response on general information is what you will get.

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