Question : I was watching a surgical video where grafts were used to fix a bulbous tip. Is this always the case? I would have thought that you’re trying to slim down a bulbous tip and that grafts would be counter to that.
Answer : Grafts are very important in reshaping the nose. A bulbous tip may not really be due to an increase in size. The tip may not be shaped properly and that is why a graft may be useful. Various suture techniques can also be useful. In addition, grafts are used to stabilize the tip and provide support.