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Asian Rhinoplasty Surgery in Melbourne or Sydney

Some believe the nose is the most important feature of the face because it impacts the beauty of the face overall. Many people feel their noses are out of harmony with the rest of their faces and seek out a fix in the form of Rhinoplasty. But the Asian Rhinoplasty is different.


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What is the Difference between Asian Rhinoplasty and Normal Rhinoplasty?

Caucasian vs Asian Nose Job

Asian Rhinoplasty, differs from Caucasian Rhinoplasty. Caucasian Rhinoplasty aims to reduce the size of the nose while Asian Rhinoplasty involves making the nose larger.

Those of Asian heritage often have a shorter, wider nose with less projection. The most common nose is one with a flat bridge but a bulbous tip. As such, augmentation is more popular than reduction.

Each patient’s facial features are unique and everyone has different expectations from surgery. Some are content to try dermal fillers which can fill out the flatter bridge. However, for those seeking a more permanent solution, Rhinoplasty is the best option. Asian Rhinoplasty, unlike Caucasian Rhinoplasty, prefers silicone implants over the patient’s own bone as the bone is often too large or difficult to shape for the surgery.

What Can Be Done?

There is an art to Asian Rhinoplasty, one that Dr Sackelariou has perfected over the years. He understands that Asian nose jobs are not the same as Caucasians and, as such, can avoid issues common among more inexperienced surgeons such as inadequate nose tip projection, overlarge nose bridge, inappropriate nostril narrowing, implant extrusion and breaking of the nasal bones. A surgeon can perform this Rhinoplasty either open (with incisions under the nostrils or bridge) or closed (with incisions inside the nostrils).

Asian Rhinoplasty with Implants

Often, in Caucasian surgery, surgeons use the bone to construct the new nose. However, in most Asian patients, this is not possible as the bone is too large or too rigid to work. Dr Sackelariou uses implants instead. These bone-like implants are made from porous polyethene. A rigid implant with many small holes allows tissue and blood vessels to grow through the implant, holding it in place.

Thanks to their porous nature, implants have a far lower rate of movement than many other implants so revision surgery is unnecessary. Surgeons warm the implants so they soften and mould to the underlying bone, further disguising the implant and making the nose appear more natural.

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Implants prove to be safe for surgery and their cosmetic outcome is excellent. There are minimal amounts of surgery time and no extra donation sites, meaning fewer scars!

With his caring demeanour and years of experience, Dr Sackelariou is the best choice for your Asian Rhinoplasty Surgery. You will come away with a more natural, beautiful face that will give you back your confidence!


About Dr Richard Sackelariou Plastic Surgeon

Dr Richard Sackelariou MBBS FRACS(Plas) is a Specialist Plastic, Cosmetic and Reconstructive  Surgeon in Melbourne, Victoria and Sydney, Australia.

Dr Sackelariou is a highly sought-after Plastic Surgeon for precision procedures like nose reshaping, tummy tucks, breast surgery including transaxillary incision methods, implant removal/replacement and Breast Lift procedures.

His signature surgeries include – neck lift, facelift and eyelid rejuvenation procedures. He also performs expert cosmetic injections for facial rejuvenation.

Patients love his caring manner, his dedication to excellence and his extensive expertise in surgical planning for a natural-looking, harmonious result.

What’s Next

Book a Consultation with Dr Sackelariou in Melbourne or Sydney. A caring discussion with a Plastic Surgeon about all your options can really help. The best thing is to start with a phone enquiry and consider having a Consultation with Dr Sackelariou. Try the Free Nose Simulation Tool.


If you are considering cosmetic plastic surgery then Dr Richard Sackelariou is the specialist plastic surgeon for you.

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Dr Sackelariou can assist you in achieving your desired body image, helping restore you to a more youthful and confident self.

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