Rhinoplasty is called ethnic rhinoplasty, which is performed individually to eliminate the disorder in the nasal structures without disturbing the characteristics of individuals depending on the race they belong to, where minimal surgical techniques are meticulously applied, and natural-looking results can be obtained.

Common features are observed in nose types originating from different ethnic structures. The surgical techniques to be performed on noses with this feature are also different. Ethnic rhinoplasty is significantly different from the classic nose reduction surgeries performed for people of Caucasian origin. Caucasians also have a nose structure that requires cartilage and bone removal, but ethnic rhinoplasty is performed with the method of nose augmentation and cartilage insertion in people of African-American origin and Asians. Ethnic rhinoplasty; It is a specially developed rhinoplasty technique performed for individuals with different nose sizes such as African, Middle Eastern, Latin American, Asian and Spanish. Most importantly, this operation helps patients improve their facial appearance without losing the unique facial features that bear traces of their ethnic background.

According to the facial proportions of the patients, the protection of their ethnic origin is ensured by performing rhinoplasty without disturbing their general appearance and ethnic characteristics. It is observed that patients want to maintain their characteristic structures with unique characteristics after surgery. Ethnic rhinoplasty is a highly specialized field that requires extensive experience, expertise and knowledge of facial standards for different ethnic groups. Before the operation, a nose analysis is performed and the new nose ratios required to have the most suitable nose for your face are determined. It is a study that includes more subtle techniques compared to other rhinoplasty methods. In order to achieve natural results, the desired result is achieved by taking into account the anatomy of the nose and facial proportions. It is the basic cartilage and bony structure that determines the shape of the nose. In these operations, grafts and their materials such as implants may be needed to obtain a more pronounced and elevated nasal structure. Reliable implants with natural tissue and pores are used to obtain a nose suitable for the patients’ face shape and ethnic origin.

Although the nasal structures of individuals with ethnic rhinoplasty are grouped according to their origins, the nasal structure and proportions of each patient are quite different from each other. The aim of rhinoplasty is to reshape the patient’s nose and repair structural defects, if any. In order to achieve a successful result from the operation, it is important that the nose to be shaped is proportional to the rest of the face. The surgery is adapted according to the different facial structures of the patients.

Nose types suitable for ethnic rhinoplasty can be listed as follows; those with a very small, very flat nose, if there is a nasal imbalance incompatible with the jaw and forehead structure, if there are wide nostrils, conditions that disrupt the aesthetic appearance of the nose, such as width and length. Patients with common nasal features such as drooping, disproportionate, asymmetrical noses, bulbous nasal tips, excessively upturned nose are also suitable candidates for this operation. As with other nose operations, ethnic rhinoplasty cannot be performed in children who have not completed the development of the nose, patients must be at least 15 years old.

As a result of ethnic rhinoplasty, the facial features are balanced without suppressing the ethnic origins of the patients. It can reshape the nose and promote the appearance of the face; a noticeable change in the silhouette is achieved. The face is made symmetrical, the patients’ eyes, chin, cheeks and other facial features are redefined. A better facial profile will be obtained. There is an improvement in the patient’s mood and self-confidence. Respiratory problems, deviation in cartilage and other structural defects of the nose can also be corrected with rhinoplasty.

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Turkey's world-renowned organ transplant specialist. Dr. Demirbaş has 104 international publications and 102 national publications.

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Born on August 7, 1963 in Çorum, Prof. Dr. Alper Demirbaş has been continuing his work as the President of MedicalPark Antalya Hospital Organ Transplantation Center since 2008.

Prof. who performed the first tissue incompatible kidney transplant in Turkey, the first blood type incompatible kidney transplant, the first kidney-pancreas transplant program and the first cadaveric donor and live donor liver transplant in Antalya. Dr. As of August 2016, Alper Demirbaş has performed 4900 kidney transplants, 500 liver transplants and 95 pancreas transplants.

In addition to being the chairman of 6 national congresses, he has also been an invited speaker at 12 international and 65 national scientific congresses. Dr. Alper Demirbaş was married and the father of 1 girl and 1 boy.


Eczacibasi Medical Award of 2002, Akdeniz University Service Award of 2005, Izder Medical Man of the Year Award of 2006, BÖHAK Medical Man of the Year Award of 2007, Sabah Mediterranean Newspaper Scientist of the Year Award of 2007, ANTIKAD Scientist of the Year Award of 2009, Social Ethics Association Award of 2010, Işık University Medical Man of the Year Award of 2015, VTV Antalya's Brand Value Award of 2015.


Doctor of Medicine Degree Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara, General Surgeon Ministry of Health Turkey EKFMG (0-477-343-8), University of Miami School of Medicine Member of Multiple Organ Transplant, ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Scholarship. Lecturer at Kyoto University. Lecturer at University of Essen, Research assistant at the University of Cambridge .

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American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Transplantation Society Nominated, Middle East and Southern Africa Council Transplantation Society 2007, International Liver Transplantation Association, Turkish Transplantation Association, Turkish Society of Surgery, Turkish Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.


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