Lengthening the Short Nose

P. Craig Hobar, William P. Adams, C. Alejandra Mitchell

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Lengthening the short nose is a challenging area of rhinoplasty. The short nose can be a naturally occurring aesthetic disproportion, or the result of a congenital abnormality or traumatic deformity. The surgical approach depends mostly on the quality of the lining, skeleton, overlying skin, and the amount of correction desired.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)327-333
Number of pages7
JournalClinics in Plastic Surgery
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2010


  • Facial balance
  • Nasal lengthening
  • Secondary rhinoplasty
  • Short nose

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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