Treatment of Hyperdynamic Nasal Tip Ptosis in Open Rhinoplasty: Using the Anatomic Relationship Between the Depressor Septi Nasi Muscle and the Dermocartilaginous Ligament


Tellioglu A. T. , Inozu E., Ozakpinar R., Eryilmaz T., ESMER A. F. , Sen T., ...More

AESTHETIC PLASTIC SURGERY, vol.36, no.4, pp.819-826, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00266-012-9893-2
  • Title of Journal : AESTHETIC PLASTIC SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.819-826

Abstract

Background Smiling causes a deformity in some rhinoplasty patients that includes drooping of the nasal tip, elevation and shortening of the upper lip, and increased maxillary gingival show. The depressor septi muscle leads this deformity. The dermocartilaginous ligament originates from the fascia of the upper third of the nose and extends down to the medial crus, merging into the depressor septi muscle.