Overview of Nasal Soft Tissue Reconstruction: Keeping It Simple

William M. Weathers, John C. Koshy, Erik M. Wolfswinkel, James F. Thornton

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The authors provide an overview of nasal soft tissue reconstruction and of the senior author's practice. Nasal soft tissue reconstruction is a challenging endeavor as the nose is one of the most prominent and complex facial features. A multitude of surgical repair options exist, which can make the decision-making process unnecessarily complicated. It is advisable that the reconstructive surgeon become facile with a handful of surgical techniques versus trying to master many techniques.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)83-89
Number of pages7
JournalSeminars in Plastic Surgery
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2013


  • Mohs surgery
  • dorsonasal flap
  • forehead flap
  • full-thickness skin graft
  • nasal reconstruction
  • nasolabial flap
  • secondary intention

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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