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wjps 2018, 7(1): 97-102 Back to browse issues page
Teenage Rhinoplasty
Abdoljalil Kalantar-Hormozi , Roozbeh Rahbar , Ali Abbaszadeh-Kasbi , Nazanin Rita Davai
Professor of Plastic Surgery, Department of Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery, Medical College of Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Science (SBMU), 15 Khordad Hospital
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BACKGROUND
Rhinoplasty is among the most popular aesthetic surgical procedures selected by teenagers. When it comes to teenagers’ rhinoplasty, almost all surgeons believe that modified techniques should be considered because the nose is still growing. In this article, we prospectively followed teenagers who had undergone septorhinoplasty to assess the safety of procedure and its possible complications.
METHODS
All the patients who were under 18 years old but for those who had a bleeding disorder, allergic rhinitis, and cleft lip nose were included in the study. All the patients were operated by the Senior author through closed rhinoplasty. Age, gender, indication for surgery, postoperative complications, need for revision surgery, postoperative satisfaction, and disturbance in facial growth until puberty were gathered for each of patients.  
RESULTS
Of all 40 patients, 38 (95%) patients were female and 2 (5%) patients were male. Mean age and follow up of patients was 16.1±0.8 years and 29.5±12.1 months, respectively. Fourteen (35%) patients had some degrees of nasal obstruction. Thirty-five (87.5%) patients expressed complete satisfaction with their rhinoplasty outcome. None of patients underwent revision rhinoplasty.
CONCLUSION
The study indicates that patients’ craniofacial growth was not affected by the procedure, and it seems that septorhinoplasty is safe in teenagers. 
Keywords: Rhioplasty, Septorhinoplasty, Teenagers, Pediatric, Nasoseptal growth
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: General
Received: 2017/10/4 | Accepted: 2018/02/16 | Published: 2018/02/16
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Kalantar-Hormozi A, Rahbar R, Abbaszadeh-Kasbi A, Rita Davai N. Teenage Rhinoplasty. wjps. 2018; 7 (1) :97-102
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