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.




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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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