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Coblation of rhinophyma

  • M Timms (a1), A Roper (a1) and C Patrick (a1)



Rhinophyma is a disfiguring hypertrophy of the skin of the tip of the nose.


To assess the new technique of coblation of rhinophyma.

Study design:

Case series of six patients.


All patients had a good cosmetic result. Comparison with existing techniques showed advantages due to the lower tissue temperature involved.


Coblation of rhinophyma is an effective treatment with few side effects.


Corresponding author

Address for correspondence: Ms Alexandra Roper, Westlands, 119 New Hall Lane, Heaton, Bolton BL1 5HQ, UK E-mail:


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Coblation of rhinophyma

  • M Timms (a1), A Roper (a1) and C Patrick (a1)


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