volume 41, issue 5, P429-436 2013
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2012.11.009
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Davide Lazzeri, Lorenz Larcher, Georg M. Huemer, Stefan Riml, Luca Grassetti, Marcello Pantaloni, Qingfeng Li, Yi Xin Zhang, Giuseppe Spinelli, Tommaso Agostini

Abstract: Both tangential excision and carbon dioxide laser are well-established, reliable procedures for rhinophymaplasty that preserve the underlying sebaceous gland fundi allowing spontaneous re-epithelialization without scarring with similar outcomes and high patient satisfaction. The original nose shape and nearly normal skin surface texture are preserved by quickly removal of the hypertrophic tissue sparing the pilosebaceous tissue. The CO2 laser is more capital intensive and results in higher fees compared with t…

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