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How can I get insurance to coverage nasal septal deviation and rhinoplasty?

How can I get insurance to coverage nasal septal deviation and rhinoplasty?

Bent: If your nose and septum are bent and obstruct your breathing from trauma or development then septorhinoplasty may be covered by insurance. Your surgeon would need to send your insurance company pictures that document the problem and your pertinent medical history. Sometimes the insurance company may still refuse coverage. ...Read more

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Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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I'm 4 weeks pregnant but I'm not keeping it can I get rhinoplasty done anyways while pregnant due to being in another country so can't abort here?

I'm 4 weeks pregnant but I'm not keeping it can I get rhinoplasty done anyways while pregnant due to being in another country so can't abort here?

OMG!: I can't think of a better recipe for disaster! Pregnancy changes many of your body systems as well as decreasing your ability to fight infection. Rhinoplasty seems like a simple operation, but there are many potential devastating complications that can occur. Make the wise choice, return home, deal with your pregnancy and once you are fully recovered, then start to think about elective surgery. ...Read more

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Do pregnancy hormones effect healing process after rhinoplasty and potentially long term results due to prolonged inflammation?

Do pregnancy hormones effect healing process after rhinoplasty and potentially long term results due to prolonged inflammation?

No: Pregnancy can cause the turbinates inside your nose to swell, resulting in nasal obstruction. But, it resolves after delivery. Otherwise pregnancy will not effect the long term result from rhinoplasty. ...Read more

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Is 16 too young to get rhinoplasty?

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 break your nose in the future. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get rhinoplasty when you have a cold?

Is it safe to get rhinoplasty when you have a cold?

Wait for the OR: As a surgeon the first rule is minimize risk. Having a cold means that you are not in perfect health. The cold can affect your breathing, irritate your lungs and airway. You should not have anesthesia when you are sick. It may be inconvenient but it is much safer. ...Read more

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Can i get a rhinoplasty to narrow the bridge of your nose?

Can i get a rhinoplasty to narrow the bridge of your nose?

Absolutely: A well-done rhinoplasty should be tailored to suit the patient's needs, and should not be a "cookie-cutter" approach. The nose should look natural and be harmonious with the rest of the face. If narrowing the bridge is all that is needed, that is all that should be done. ...Read more

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Can you tell me in a septo rhinoplasty, do I get my nose replaced with something artificial?

Can you tell me in a septo rhinoplasty, do I get my nose replaced with something artificial?

No: A septorhinoplasty entails making intentional changes to the natural shape and structure of your nose. This is done with incisions inside or potentially on the outside of the nose. Cartiledge is removed, reshaped, or added, and although artificial graft materials can be used, it is not standard. ...Read more

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Dr. David Sherris
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Rhinoplasty (Definition)

Rhinoplasty is the surgical altering of the nose either for cosmetic ...Read more