Anatomy

  • Glabella
  • Nasion
  • Radix
  • Rhinion
  • Upper lateral cartilage
  • Lower lateral cartilage
  • Ala
  • Alar-facial groove
  • Columella
  • Nasal valve
  • Nasal vestibule
  • Nostril sill
  • Septum
  • Maxilla
  • Turbinate
  • Nasolabial angle
  • Nasofrontal angle
  • Soft triangle
  • Tip-defining points

Techniques

  • Dorsal hump (bump) removal
  • Rasp
  • Osteotomy
  • Cephalic trim
  • Dome division
  • Lateral crural overlay
  • Alar rim grafts
  • Spreader grafts
  • Batten grafts
  • Flaring suture
  • Septoplasty
  • Inferior turbinate reduction
  • Rotation
  • Alar base modification

Problems

  • Polly beak deformity
  • Bulbous tip
  • Droopy tip
  • Columella show
  • Alar retraction
  • Deviated septum
  • Turbinate hypertrophy
  • Inverted “V” deformity
  • Saddle nose deformity
Double Board Certified Plastic Surgeon at Evan Ransom MD

Dr. Evan Ransom is an Ivy League-educated and Ivy League trained Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. He is a Double Board Certified Head and Neck Surgeon and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and fellowship-trained in facial plastic, reconstructive, and laser surgery. His practice is in the San Francisco Bay Area, serving patients from San Francisco, Oakland, Marin County, Palo Alto, Silicon Valley, Walnut Creek, the East Bay, and all over Northern California.