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JAIME CALOCA, MD
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SeriousRP
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Do most surgeons take inter-operative photos?
Is it standard practice for plastic surgeons to take interoperative photos during rhinoplasty surgeries? I'm wondering because my hump was reducing and I had a septoplasty and I have no idea how much was removed from the nose and now I'm trying to have it augmented and pictures like this would help.


 



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RESPONSE FROM DR. JAIME CALOCA  April 10, 2009 12:35 AM

Most surgeons take transopertive photos for training or scientific purposes only. It is rare for us to always take intraoperative photos. A CAT-SCAN can tell you how much bone and cartilage is NOW present, but you would have to have had one before surgery to compare. Clinical observation and pre-post op photos are also useful to evaluate how much was removed.




 



 

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