Dr.K.O.Paulose FRCS DLO, Consultant ENT Surgeon, Jubilee Hospital, Trivandrum, Kerala, India.
24 year old girl underwent Augmentation Rhinoplasty with cartilage grafts,incidentally she had her nose pierced on the left side.After the Rhinoplasty a 2×0 Nylon thread is kept so that the piercing won’t close and avoid another piercing later.
About Nose Piercing:
Nose stud or ring is worn by both married and unmarried Â women in India. The significance of the nose stud varies from region to region. There is no consistency in the wearing of nose stud or ring. Â Nose stud is widely worn in South India, it is known as â€˜mookkutthi.\’
Nowadays, many IndianÂ women see nose stud as part of modern day trendy fashion jewelry.