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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

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Septoplasty (Definition)

Altering the anatomy of the septum for improvement in breathing or appearance of nose. See ...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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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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Can a deviated septum surgery affect allergies?

Can a deviated septum surgery affect allergies?

Helps the congestion: The nasal septum is the divider between the nostrils. No one is perfect, but some folks' bony septums can be significantly deviated from the midline (from birth or injury) adding to congestion from viruses or allergies. Correcting this deviation will alleviate this obstruction to a greater or lesser extent, help any sleep apnea, but the sneezing, itching, and running will still occur. ...Read more

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Can deviated septum surgery relieve eye beds?

Allergic shiners: or eye bags caused by the congestion from allergies. Getting the deviated septum fixed might help with the congestion, with nose breathing and may also help with the post-nasal drip, but it won't help with the eye bags, allergic shiners. ...Read more

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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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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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Is septoplasty a 100% cure treatment of deviated nasal septum?

Is septoplasty a 100% cure treatment of deviated nasal septum?

Septoplasty: there are no guarantees but most patients experience improvement in their breathing. ...Read more

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Deviated septum surgery cures bad breath?

Deviated septum surgery cures bad breath?

Of course: Any blockage of nasal passages can lead to more mouth breathing, dry mouth and bad breath so a deviated septum and similar can cause such as well. Septoplasty is the appropriate procedure to improve breathing and bad breath. ...Read more

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What is a deviated nasal septum?

Septum=wall in nose: Septum is the latin word for wall and the nasal septum is the wall that divides the right side of the nasal cavity from the left. When it is deviated it shifts to one side or the other. If severe, it can alter. Slow or obstruct the flow of air on one side or the other. ...Read more

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What should I expect during a deviated nasal septum operation?

What should I expect during a deviated nasal septum operation?

Septoplasty: Most patients are under general anesthesia for a septoplasty, Your surgeon will restore your septum to the midline using different techniques which may include removal of cartilage and bone. The incisions are closed and some surgeons place splints inside the nose while others may use packing. ...Read more

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What can a crooked nasal septum or deviated septum cause?

What can a crooked nasal septum or deviated septum cause?

Deviated septum: a deviated septum can be corrected surgically to bring the septum to the midline. 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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Is the deviated septum surgery effective?

Is the deviated septum surgery effective?

Short and effective: Septoplasty is an effective operation for improving the breathing in people who have a crooked septum (the wall which divides the nose in half). It can be combined with other procedures like turbinoplasty, rhinoplasty, or sinus surgery depending on other problems. It is usually performed as an outpatient. Recovery is typically mild for my patients as I do not use nasal packing postoperatively. ...Read more

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Deviated nasal septum with adhesion inferior turbinate at right side.Eustachiantube dyesfunction, is turbinate reduction only useful or with septoplas?

Deviated nasal septum with adhesion inferior turbinate at right side.Eustachiantube dyesfunction, is turbinate reduction only useful or with septoplas?

Turbinate Reduction: Hello. The answer to your question depends on your intranasal anatomy. If your septum is surgically corrected, then your turbinates may need attention because the altered septal anatomy may create a new problem with enlarged turbinates. I address both at the time of surgery. Review these questions with your ENT surgeon. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are there non-surgical procedures to fix my deviated nasal septum?

No : You have a mechanical [as opposed to physiologic] obstruction. This is correctable only with surgery. ...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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Will my nose look different after having deviated septum surgery?

Will my nose look different after having deviated septum surgery?

Usually not.: Unless you specifically request (and pay for) cosmetic changes to your nose, deviated septum surgery corrects the internal deformity of your septum. Severe septal injury can also involve externally-visible nasal deformity, and proper repair may involve more than septoplasty alone--this would be called septo-rhinoplasty, and is often considered reconstructive and not cosmetic in nature. ...Read more

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Treatment for deviated septum?

Surgical septoplasty: Surgical septoplasty removes or bends that part of the nasal septum that is obstructing air flow into your nose. Be sure you have been treated for any nasal allergies first, sometimes this will resolve the problem of air flow without surgery. ...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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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Deviated Nasal Septum (Definition)

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