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Use and Risks of Gortex in Rhinoplasty Surgery

Posted in Cosmetic Surgery Questions, Rhinoplasty | Posted By - Dr. Philip Solomon
Patient Question: Can you tell me about gortex use in rhinoplasty surgery and what are the risks associated with it? Dr. Solomon's Answer: Gortex implants known as polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) have been used extensively in a variety of surgical procedures for years. Its use in rhinoplasty date back over 20 years. Gortex is used in rhinoplasty as an alternative to cartilage grafts. It can be used to build up areas of the nose or to camouflage areas of asymmetry or irregularity possibly... Read More»


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