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Dr. David Sherris
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Rhinoplasty (Overview)

Rhinoplasty is the surgical altering of the nose either for cosmetic or functional breathing purposes.


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Difficulty breathing through nose. Deviated septum. Is rhinoplasty required?

Difficulty breathing through nose. Deviated septum. Is rhinoplasty required?

Rhinoplasty Options: You need a septoplasty. This procedure is covered by insurance. A rhinoplasty to reshape the nose can be performed at the same time but this is considered cosmetic and would not be covered. ...Read more

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Dr. David Sherris
789 doctors shared insights

Rhinoplasty (Overview)

Rhinoplasty is the surgical altering of the nose either for cosmetic or functional breathing purposes.


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Does deviated septum surgery counts as nose job?

Does deviated septum surgery counts as nose job?

Yes: Septal surgery is straightening the inside of the nose. Changing the outside of the nose is called rhinoplasty. The procedures can be done together. ...Read more

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How much fees for rhinoplasty(nose reshaping) & chin liposuction?

How much fees for rhinoplasty(nose reshaping) & chin liposuction?

Rhino and chin cost: In general, rhinoplasty surgery can cost between $6000-8500. Chin liposuction can run between $1500-3000. Costs depend on complexity, time and type of anesthesia. ...Read more

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Deviated nasal septum surgery, what to expect?

Deviated nasal septum surgery, what to expect?

Septum surgery: You should expect to breath better when your nose heals. Immediately after surgery you will feel swollen and maybe clogged, especially if there are splints in your nose. It is not terribly painful in the postoperative period. ...Read more

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Could non-surgical rhinoplasty make a nose upturned?

Could non-surgical rhinoplasty make a nose upturned?

It is possible: but less effective and more temporary. I'd be worth a consult with a plastic surgeon ...Read more

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Is nose job called a nasal rhinoplasty?

Is nose job called a nasal rhinoplasty?

Yes: A rhinoplasty is the operation to reshape the nose. That may involve the tip and / or bridge of the nose. If the inside cartilage - the nasal septum- is altered at the same time to improve the breathing it is called a septorhinoplasty. ...Read more

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Chin implant = orthognatic surgery?

Chin implant = orthognatic surgery?

Not necessarily: Sometimes the bite of the teeth are fine and only a chin implant is needed. Other times both have to be addressed. Too many times plastic surgeons just address the chin and fail to recognize the importance of the tooth alignment. Form and function ought to go together! ...Read more

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Nasal bleeding septal cauterization procedure?

Nasal bleeding septal cauterization procedure?

Nasal bleed.: Cauterizing a septal bleed is a very common and effective procedure for the commonest forms of nose bleeds, the anterior bleeds. ...Read more

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Deviated septum (septoplasty), what to do?

Deviated septum (septoplasty), what to do?

Septoplasty: If you are noticing nasal blockage, you could consider a surgical procedure called septoplasty. This could relieve the obstruction from the deviated septum. ...Read more

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What type of surgeon specializes in deviated septum rhinoplasty?

What type of surgeon specializes in deviated septum rhinoplasty?

ENT: A facial plastic surgeon with an ENT background or an ENT with rhinoplasty experience is the best to treat both appearance and function of the nose. ...Read more

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Can a deviated septum surgery straighten my nose?

Can a deviated septum surgery straighten my nose?

Crooked nose: A deviated septum can contribute to the appearance of a crooked nose but correcting the septal deviation may not be enough to straighten your nose. Have your nose evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Will fixing deviated septum straighten my nose?

Will fixing deviated septum straighten my nose?

Deviated septum: A deviated septum can affect the appearance of the nose and cause a crooked nose, as well as nasal obstruction. Have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist, ...Read more

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Can rhinoplasty make a nose upturned?

Can rhinoplasty make a nose upturned?

Upturned nose: Yes. A rhinoplasty can rotate (upturn) the nasal tip if desired. The amount of rotation needed is based no many factors: size of nose, height, ethnicity, sex and personal desires among other things. ...Read more

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Does surgeon break your nose during rhinoplasty?

Does surgeon break your nose during rhinoplasty?

Usually: Depending on the needs of the rhinoplasty the nasal bones may have to be narrowed ie. Bones will be fractured enabling the surgeon to decrease the width of the nasal bridge. ...Read more

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Who performs cosmetic ear surgeries?

Who performs cosmetic ear surgeries?

Plastic Surgeons: Various surgeons can perform cosmetic ear surgery. Facial Plastic surgeons who are trained in Otolaryngology (ENT) along with Head and neck surgery are optimally equipped. ...Read more

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Is a deviated septum fixed through endoscopic sinus surgery?

Is a deviated septum fixed through endoscopic sinus surgery?

Yes and no: If you have both deviated septum and sinus problems then you will need endoscopic surgery. Deviated septum repair is a more conventional surgery, and it depends on the severity of the deviated septum. If you have sinus problems, be sure your ENT has gotten a ct scan to evaluate your sinuses so that you avoid two invasive procedures. ...Read more

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Is autoplasty cosmetic only?

Is autoplasty cosmetic only?

Otoplasty cosmetic: I assume you mean otoplasty, which is "pinning" the ears back. It is considered cosmetic surgery and not covered by insurance. ...Read more

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Septoplasty & rhinoplasty under local anesthesia. Is this safe?

Septoplasty & rhinoplasty under local anesthesia. Is this safe?

You could but why?: I see from your history you have anxiety. Are you really going to want to sit there with someone making incisions, resecting cartilage, making delicate and time consuming changes to the shape of your nose, suctioning blood all while you cannot touch your face or risk infecting your wound? Most surgeons do it under general. It's your surgeon and your call, but most patients would say "no". ...Read more

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Is deviated septum genetics?

Is deviated septum genetics?

Deviated septum: A deviated septum is a common issue. It can be caused by trauma, position in utero and even during the birth process. If there are symptoms like nasal obstruction, snoring or recurrent sinusitis, have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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Broken nose always a must during facial reconstructive surgery?

Broken nose always a must during facial reconstructive surgery?

Do no harm: The nasal bones are broken during facial reconstructive surgery when the benefits outweigh the risks. Discuss the reasons with your surgery for clarification. ...Read more

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