Summary Implant materials in augmentation rhinoplasty

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.

SYNTHETIC: (Alloplasts)

Silicone (Silastic)
Polyethylene (Medpore)
Polyamide mesh
Polytetrafluroethylene : eg: Gore-tex, Proplast

Fillers : Used For Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty
Temporary fillers:
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)
iii.Permanent fillers:
• Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA ) beads . eg : Artefill

Artefill is the only currently FDA-approved permanent filler

Dr Ipsit Panda(Delhi)