Asian, Black, and Hispanic Anatomy

  • Steven M. Hoefflin


While a complete anatomical/ethnographical nasal study of all the different races with every possible variation within the groups might be interesting, I have limited myself to three non-Caucasian groups who commonly request rhinoplasty: Asians, blacks, and Hispanics, with a special emphasis on the black nose. Again, understanding black nasal anatomy is the key to attaining facile comprehension and good surgical technique for most ethnic rhinoplasties.


Alar Cartilage Nasolabial Angle Supraorbital Ridge Short Columella Nasal Shape 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven M. Hoefflin
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  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic SurgeryUCLA School of MedicineLos AngelesUSA

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