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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Rhinoplasty: You need to discuss your surgical goals with your surgeon. Be sure to have your nose evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon.

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
Yes: If you want to change the appearance of your nose rhinoplasty is an option. See a surgeon to see if your expectations are realistic and the benefits o ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
Depends: If you are physically mature 16 is ok. See a rhinoplasty surgeon for an evaluation. You may want to wait if you play contact sports where you may brea ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishal Banthia
21 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
5K-15K: Depends on a variety of factors -- and in-person consultation would be required to give a more refined estimate. In general, rhinoplasties are 5-15k ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clark Schierle
17 years experience in Plastic Surgery
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 consid ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Fiala
32 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Technically...: ...Fixing a deviated septum is called a "septoplasty". It can help with breathing, and can also help straighten a crooked nose. That's somewhat diff ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Yoo
14 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Variable: The fees will vary greatly depending on your particular location and the surgeons practicing there. Since cosmetic procedures are fee for service, th ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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 sp ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Sclafani
31 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
Perhaps: Non-surgical rhinoplasty does not change the nasal architecture, only the tissues above the cartilage and bone. Depending upon where and how the mate ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hoffmann
37 years experience in Plastic Surgery
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- ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
41 years experience in Plastic 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 j ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Pichler
55 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
Nasal bleed.: Cauterizing a septal bleed is a very common and effective procedure for the commonest forms of nose bleeds, the anterior bleeds.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Septoplasty: If you are noticing nasal blockage, you could consider a surgical procedure called septoplasty. This could relieve the obstruction from the deviated s ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
21 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Ent : Facial plastic surgeon, plastic surgeon and some oral maxillo facial surgeons.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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. Ha ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Consult with an: Ear/nose/throat specialist or plastic surgeon about the shape of your nose.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. J David Holcomb
28 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
Yes: Rhinoplasty or nose contouring enables various enhancements to nasal tip - e.g. Increasing or reducing tip projection, reducing tip width, improving t ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Rosenthal
56 years experience in Plastic Surgery
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 wi ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Curtis Wong
32 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Cosmetic Ear Surgery: This procedure is done by both facial plastic and plastic surgeons. As to who is best qualified will depend on just exactly what you mean by cosmetic ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Wong
33 years experience in Family Medicine
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 ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Handler
31 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Otoplasty?: I believe you are referring to otoplasty or pinning back of protruding ears. This is commonly preformed as a correction of a congenital defect in chi ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Vaniver
34 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Nose anesthesia: In experienced hands, septoplasty and rhinoplasty can be safely performed under local anesthesia. It is important to make sure that this is being perf ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Cohen
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Could be: Or acquired by trauma.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Fiala
32 years experience in Plastic Surgery
No: The nasal bones would only be broken if this was a planned part of the surgical procedure; for example, in a trauma patient with multiple facial fract ... Read More

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