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Rib Cartilage

Rib Cartilage Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty – Corrects the center of the face

What makes Grand Rhinoplasty so special?


Rhinoplasty method
for each type

Based on rich clinical experience and know-hows of the surgeons, all types of complicated nose cases can be improved through the suitable surgery method.


Aesthetical+ Functional

Improves not only the appearance, but also functionally.


Less risk of side effects
by using safe autologous tissue

Risk of side effects and rejection are minimized by using autologous rib cartilage.


1:1 Customized surgery
regarding individual’s image

Through detailed consultation with the surgeon before surgery, the suitable and satisfactory nose shape is designed.

Minimized side effect risks with autologus tissue surgery

Rib Cartilage Rhinoplasty

  • Surgery duration2- 3hours

  • Types of anesthesiaGeneral Anesthesia

  • HospitalizationSame-Day Discharge

  • Stitch remova1-2 weeks

Severely upturned nose
Rejection of artificial implant

Rib cartilage rhinoplasty is a procedure of using 7. 8. 9th rib cartilage as an implant.
It can be done for cases that require lot of cartilage due to capsular contracture from previous surgery's side effect or if the patient refuses to use foreign body.

  • STEP 01

    Rib cartilage is harvested through a 2-3cm incision made underneath the chest.

  • STEP 02

    Harvested rib cartilage is delicately carved.

  • STEP 03

    Carved rib cartilage is inserted in the nose tip.

What makes Grand
Rib Cartilage Rhinoplasty Special

  • 01Autologus tissue implant with minimized rejection risks

    Minimized risk of rejection of the skin or immune system by using autologous tissue implant.

  • 02Possible to harvest plenty of implant

    Plenty of implant can be harvested even during revision surgery.

  • 03Strong implant that can support the nose

    Capsular contracture or severely upturned nose can be corrected with enough force since the rib cartilage is very strong.

Rib Cartilage Rhinoplasty is suitable for those

  • Who have foreign body rejection
  • Who require much autologus tissue due to severely upturned nose
  • Who need a definite revision surgery after several surgeries or capsular contracture
  • Who have used up most of the septal and ear cartilage during previous surgery

Materials used for rhinoplasty by types

Various rhinoplasty materials suitable for individual nose

Suitable materials are used for individual nose types.
Silicone implant is used for nasal bone and autologous cartilage is used for nasal tip.

Autologous tissues

Artificial implant


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‘Better Together’

Grand Rhinoplasty Package


Flat all the way

- from forehead to nasal bridge -

Rib Cartilage Rhinoplasty

Fat grafting


Flat face

- small facial features -

Rib Cartilage Rhinoplasty

Double eyelid surgery

Completed system with the latest
medical equipments

GRAND offers the most
advanced techniques

CCTV Observation

The guardians who have agreed in advance can observe the entire operation process in real time at CCTV observation room.


Anesthesiologists who were former university professor is present during the surgery and real-time monitoring system is equipped to check all possible situation during general anesthesia.

Surgery real-name

All the medical staffs at Grand Plastic Surgery are conscientious. Patient's surgeon will be in charge of the entire process from consultation to surgery and post-operative care to prevent damage from ghost surgery and substitute surgeon.

Emergency system fully

Grand Plastic Surgery operating rooms are fully equipped with a University hospital-level safety system, including a cardiac defibrillator for emergencies, an emergency kit, and a UPS self-generating power system in case of a power outage.

Air circulator

Air circulator that can supply clean air, elimination of dust and germs, is fully equipped in OR to prevent infection.

Management of
medical tools

All medical tools that can be easily contaminated are thoroughly sanitized and sterilized for prevention of infection.

Management of

Professional laundry services are used for patient gowns, scrubs, OP drapes, etc. to aim the sanitized laundry through strict monitoring of infection or inflammation.

Management of
inpatient rooms

Comfortable inpatient rooms are available to ease the whole surgery process of foreign patients. Professional, detailed care services are offered during their stay.

Collaboration of specialists in various fields for professional, high-quality customized solution for each patient

Grand Plastic Surgery has a systematic care system consisted of various specialists such as plastic surgeon, dermatologist, oral & maxillofacial surgeon, and anesthesiologist.
Improvement in patient’s appearance in most ideal, beautiful way is possible as 1:1 customized surgery is planed through detailed examination.

No. 1 in Plastic Surgery - Brand Award

2019 Medical Korea Awards

2019 Medical Korea Awards
- Grand Prize in Plastic Surgery

No. 1 in Anti-Aging Plastic Surgery

2019 Healthy Life Forum

Sponsored by Russian Ministry of Health
Healthy Life Forum: Towards 80+
Invited Speaker Speech Rhee Sewhan, M.D.

No. 1 in Anti-Aging Brand Awards

2018 KCAI

2018 KCAI (Korean Consumer Appraisal Index)
- Grand Prize in Anti-Aging Surgery

Giving & Sharing - Social Contribution Activity

2016 Mongolian Red Cross

Mongolian Red Cross Appreciation Plaque
Surgery and treatment volunteer for
disadvantaged group

Grand Plastic Surgery
Special Service
for International Patients


Airport Transfer Service

Professional driver is assigned for patients from other countries to assist them from/to the airport to clinic.

Grand Plastic Surgery
Special Service
for International Patients


Hotel Reservation Service

We provide hotel reservation service for patient's comfort before and after surgery.

Grand Plastic Surgery
Special Service
for International Patients


24-hour Direct Consulting Service

24-hour direct consulting service is possible for patients residing outside of Korea. Consultation will be arranged to be at the time upon patient requests.

Grand Plastic Surgery
Special Service
for International Patients


1:1 Translator Service

Consultants in English, Chinese, Russian, Japanese, Mongolian, Vietnamese and Thai assist patients throughout the whole process of Consultation-Surgery-Recovery-Post-operative care-Discharge.

Grand Plastic Surgery
Special Service
for International Patients


Multilingual Website

We provide accurate information about plastic surgery by operating our website in multiple languages for international patients. Please request an online consultation for a prompt reply.

Please follow the instructions for
the best results of the surgery!

Before and after
surgery guide

Before surgery
  • 1On the day of surgery, it’s recommended to dress comfortably and to bring a hat, sunglasses, glasses, scarves, etc.
  • 2If you are taking any medication, please tell your doctor in advance. You have to stop taking your medication from 7 to 10 days before the surgery. (Aspirin, painkillers, etc.)
  • 3If you have symptoms of cold and flu, high fever, severe phlegm or cough, it is recommended to postpone the surgery.
  • 4Please stop smoking and drinking three days before the surgery.
  • 5Please do not eat or drink anything from 6 hours before the operation.(Including candy, gum, beverage, coffee, water)
  • 6Driving immediately after surgery is dangerous, so please use public transportation or come with your guardian.
After surgery
  • 1You may have a nosebleed for a day or two and it can be wipe off with clean tissue.
  • 2Tape is used to fix the surgical site after surgery during healing process. Do no remove the tapes on your own.
  • 3Do not blow your nose too hard and do not wear glasses or sunglasses for a month.
  • 4Swelling on nasal bridge subsides after about a week from surgery and minor swelling on glabella and nasal tip gets gradually recovered and the speed of healing varies among individual.
  • 5Do not bow your head or sleep on your face and use 2-3 fluffy pillows to elevate your head over 20-30 degrees higher than heart position – this helps with swelling and bruising minimization.
  • 6Swelling is maximized up to 48 hours after surgery. Use ice pack for the first 3 days and use warm pack afterwards.
  • 7Smoking and drinking are prohibited for fast recovery. It can be done starting from 3 – 4 weeks after surgery but only in inevitable situation.
  • 8Avoid going to Sauna or hot spring for about 3 weeks after surgery.

Postoperative swelling and bruising may vary depending on the individual's constitution


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