Home > Plastic Surgery > Revision Nose Job Surgery Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on Feb 23, 2011 by DrPaulNassif, Views: 4358 With my examination of Liz, I found that most of the septo-cartilage, which is the septum inside here between the two nostrils, which is a great source of cartilage was GONE! The next thing we can go to is the ear. The problem with the ear cartilage is that its too soft and too curved, and if you want to do something strong for the nose and give it really good shape, you cant use the ear. So, we had a talk about using rib cartilage.