What Does a Polly Beak Look Like

What Does a Polly Beak Look Like

What Does a Polly Beak Deformity Look Like?

The word deformity sounds a bit harsh and politically incorrect, but actually this is the medical term that doctors use to describe features that are out of the range of what is considered “normal”.

We did computer imaging on this model to simulaute a polly beak deformity.

A polly beak deformity is considered an undersirable rhinoplasty outcome and is characterized by a bird like curve to the tip. We often see patients who have had previous surgery elsewhere and would like their polly beak revised.

A rhinoplasty specialist can usually predict and prevent a polly beak by using sound rhinoplasty principles. They identify patients who are at risk for this complication and select tip support techniques as part of the surgical plan.

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