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Asian Nose Job | Ethnic Rhinoplasty San Antonio

Asian Rhinoplasty is a frequently sought after procedure by many Asian nose job patients wanting augmentation to the dorsum of the nose, tip refinement, and improvement in the projection of the nose. Asian Rhinoplasty uses the patient’s native cartilage or donor cartilage to improve the aesthetics of the nose. San Antonio Plastic Surgeon Dr. Jose Barrera, MD performs Asian Rhinoplasty for patients seeking a natural and refined appearance.  Facial Plastic Surgery before and afters can be viewed at Dr. Jose Barrera, MD before and after video.

Asian Nose Job is a form of ethnic rhinoplasty performed to improve symmetry and augment the nose. Our featured patient wanted a subtle but appreciable improvement in the profile of her nose. Considering that the Asian face has a different aesthetic form and appeal in contemporary society, Asian nose jobs are performed to improve the frontal and profile views of the nose. Asian noses often lack projection due to a lack of cartilage in the septum and dorsum of the nose. Using cartilage grafting from either costal or rib cartilage or auricular (ear) cartilage, the nose can be projected in lacking areas such as the glabella (between the eyes) and dorsum of the nose. Tip symmetry can be further obtained through aligning the domes of the nasal tip (alar cartilages). Asian rhinoplasty is popular all over the world. Recent popularity in alloplastic implants made of synthetic materials such as silicone or gore-tex has led to an increased extrusion rate of these cartilage implants. San Antonio Plastic Surgeon Dr. Jose Barrera only uses cartilage obtained from the patient or a donor to augment the nose. Our approach provides natural integration of our cartilage grafts which both enhances the nose and provides long-lasting results.

Asian nose job cost takes into account the rhinoplasty surgery, need for additional grafting sites such as the septal cartilage which is harvested from the nose as part of a septoplasty surgery, Occassionaly rib or costal cartilage, and ear (auricular cartilage) is required to provide additional support and augmentation to Asian Rhinoplasty. General anesthesia and facility fees contribute to the cost of Asian rhinoplasty. Most asian nose job surgeries are performed for cosmetic purposes and will not be covered by insurance. If a patient has had previous surgery and a revision rhinoplasty must take place, cartilage grafting is preferred. More so, an alloplastic or synthetic implant can be removed at the time of revision rhinoplasty followed by costal cartilage grafting.