Implant materials in augmentation rhinoplasty
A. Autograft : Cartilage, Bone, Fascia and Dermis
B. Homograft: Cartilage, Bone : Preserved, irradiated or lyophilized.
C. Xenograft : Porcine/ Bovine collagen : They are often reabsorbed and replaced with variable
deposition of host’s fibrous tissues.
Polytetrafluroethylene : eg: Gore-tex, Proplast
Fillers : Used For Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty
1.Calcium hydroxyapatite-based fillers e.g. Radiesse (lasts upto 1 year)
i.Hyaluronic acid-based fillers e.g. Juvederm (Lasts upto 6-8 months)
ii.Liquid silicone (Not FDA-approved as cosmetic facial filler)
• Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA ) beads . eg : Artefill
Artefill is the only currently FDA-approved permanent filler
Dr Ipsit Panda(Delhi)