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A 30-year-old member asked:

Anyone ever had surgery on their septum with nose job?

3 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 35 years experience
Very common: This is a common combinatiion. However you must understand that while a deviated septum repair may improve your breathing by opening up you airway, a cosmetic rhinoplasty will more frequently cause your airway to be smaller.
Dr. David Sherris
Facial Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Very common: Septoplasty with rhinoplasty is very common, safe and best done together as grafts for the rhinoplasty are usually taken from the septum.
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Septorhinoplasty: Septoplasty is performed commonly in the context of rhinoplasty. Be sure to have your nose evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon.

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