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Original Articles
April 1961

Nasal Tip Surgery

Arch Otolaryngol. 1961;73(4):396-403. doi:10.1001/archotol.1961.00740020406006

A method, applicable in most cases, of correcting nasal tip abnormalities by delivering, dividing, modeling, and replacing the mesial and lower lateral nasal cartilages will be presented. Confusing terminology and theoretical assumptions will be eliminated. By this simple and detailed presentation it is hoped more interest can be stimulated among otolaryngologists in correcting these and other nasal deformities and abnormalities. The material presented is not original and is usually referred to as the "Goldman tip."

Today the rhinoplastic surgeon has every advantage over the rhinoplastic surgeon prior to the advent of antibiotics. Formerly allowances had to be made for possible infection. Now with careful preparation of the patient and good surgical technique, one has a much better chance of predicting one's results.

Nasal tip surgery can be performed as a part of a rhinoplasty or as an independent procedure. If combined with a rhinoplasty it seems logical to do the

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