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Paranasal (pyriform aperture) Implants

Paranasal (pyriform aperture) implants are used to make concave faces more convex. They are often used as an adjunct to rhinoplasty or in combination with other implants. For a description of how they simulate the appearance obtained with a le fort I advancement osteotomy click here. Patients who have midface concavity and normal or corrected oclusion, paranasal implants can fill out the lower midface to create a convex appearance.

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* This patient underwent paranasal augmentation to change the projection of her lower midface. Note how the paranasal area changed from a concave to a convex shape.

 

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* This patient underwent rhinoplasty and paranasal augmentation.



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* This patient underwent rhinoplasty and paranasal augmentation. Note how the area around the base and the nose is more projecting after paranasal surgery augmentation.

 

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* This patient underwent rhinoplasty and paranasal augmentation.

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* This patient had undergone cleft lip repair in the past. She underwent tertiary rhinoplasty with paranasal augmentation with emphasis on the cleft side