Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

, Volume 43, Issue 1, pp 284–286 | Cite as

Measuring Projection of Nasal Tip with Syringe in Rhinoplasty

  • Chen ZhangEmail author
Letter to the Editor


Preoperative and intraoperative assessments are very important for surgeons to plan or regulate tip projection. But how to measure the tip projection is a difficult problem even with a ruler or on full-size pictures. In this paper, the author introduces a method to measure the nasal tip projection with a remodeled syringe.

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Preoperative assessment Nasal tip projection Rhinoplasty Syringe 



The Korean College of Cosmetic Surgery has paid the author’s air tickets and hotel expense for attending the 2017 annual meeting. The author has no financial interest in any of the products, devices mentioned in this manuscript.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Plastic SurgeryDalian UniversityDalianChina

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