Rhinoplasty expert, Russell Kridel, MD was an invited faculty member at the recent European Rhinoplasty Summit in Munich, Germany. Over one hundred facial plastic surgeons attended the conference from all around the world. As an internationally recognized expert on Rhinoplasty and Revision Rhinoplasty surgical techniques, Dr. Kridel was asked to share his expertise with other surgeons attending the meeting. Dr. Kridel presented four courses at the conference.
Thick Skinned Rhinoplasty --- Instruction Course presented by Dr. Russell Kridel
Nasal surgery in patients with thick skin requires understanding an anatomy that can differ greatly, making a cookbook formula difficult. Dr. Kridel presented techniques that can be used to create balanced changes in these more complex cases.
Nasal Tip Deprojection --- Keynote Lecture by Dr. Russell Kridel
Successful tip management is critical to achieving excellent results in cosmetic nasal surgery. Nasal tip surgery is the most difficult aspect of rhinoplasty and it plays a critical role in the final appearance of the nose. Dr. Kridel lectured on his internationally recognized surgical techniques to help surgeons learn how to properly address nasal tip deprojection.
Use of Rib Cartilage --- Instruction Course presented by Dr. Russell Kridel
Dr. Kridel presented key findings from his landmark study on the use of Irradiated Rib Cartilage in Rhinoplasty and Revision Rhinoplasty surgery. Irradiated rib cartilage is a well tolerated as a grafting material in rhinoplasty and can yield superb functional, structural and cosmetic results in the most complex and challenging operative cases.
Revision Rhinoplasty --- Panel Discussion
Minor Revision Rhinoplasty provides little difficulty, but major revisions are a significant challenge to even the most skillful Rhinoplasty surgeon, often requiring significant corrections of scarring, asymmetries and irregularities. Dr. Kridel and the panel members discussed their approaches to these complicated cases and provided some helpful answers to questions posed by attendees. As an internationally recognized Rhinoplasty Expert Dr Russell Kridel is often invited to speak at medical conferences to share his surgical expertise with other surgeons looking to improve their skills. Houston facial plastic surgeon Dr. Kridel is often referred to by his peers as The Nose Doctor, because of all the significant contributions he has made to facial plastic surgery and quality patient care.
To make an appointment for a Rhinoplasty or Revision Rhinoplasty consultation with Dr.Russell Kridel, contact Facial Plastic Surgery Associates at 713/526-5665.
--- Kirin, Facial Plastic Surgery Associates, Houston