The 3D Gore-Tex implant has achieved advanced approval from Health Canada and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and requires no allergy testing. It is a softer implant than silicone, thus replicating natural nasal cartilage. Goretex has microscopic holes, which act as pores, enabling the soft nasal tissue surrounding the implant to infiltrate the implant and fixate permanently in place. Gore-Tex is a biomedical material that is manufactured specifically to interact with living cells. Because of this technology, the implant anchors in place as the swelling minimizes after a nose job. There is no movement or shifting of the implant, which was a concern in the early days of rhinoplasty surgery. The easy incorporation of a Gore-Tex implant with human tissue also minimizes infection and inflammation.
There is no chance of a Gore-Tex implant contracting, so the client is assured that the shape achieved with surgery will not be minimized. Hundreds of thousands of Gore-Tex implants have been used successfully without any record of rejection. They integrate so beautifully that the body doesn’t consider the Gore-Tex to be a foreign substance. After the healing process takes place, clients are able to go back to all of their normal activities, including sports.
Dr. Cory Torgerson is an expert in ethnic rhinoplasty surgery. He not only has the necessary surgical qualifications and operating experience you can be confident in, but he has also been asked to speak internationally about the use of implants in surgery. By booking a private and confidential appointment at our Yorkville clinic, you will begin your journey to having the nose you’re most comfortable with.