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September 1987

Aesthetic Rhinoplasty

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Galveston, Tex

Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1987;113(9):1005. doi:10.1001/archotol.1987.01860090103033

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The second edition of an already fine text is expanded and broadened. The two volumes are beautifully leather bound, and have an accompanying leather-covered box. Each of the four major sections (two per volume) is followed by a useful extended bibliography.

Volume 1 concentrates on the basics of rhinoplasty ("Fundamentals" and "Techniques"). As the major author points out in the preface, this text details one man's personal approach to the procedure. It appears to be a distillation of many years of practical experience about what works and what does not work. The author, however, avoids falling into the obvious trap of such an approach, ie, "my way is the best or only way." Instead, the material is presented as: "Here is what I've done, this is how I've approached this problem, and this is how it has worked for me." He emphasizes the importance of nasal function, and that aesthetic

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