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Do You Get Intubated For A Septoplasty
Will a septoplasty be noticeable to others? Will other people be able to recognize I have had something done if i get a septoplasty?
Last week i did the septoplasty and turbinate reduction , what do you recommend for me to do, to get healed quiclky, did the air conditioner affect me?
ENT/Plastic Surgeon: If you just want to breathe and have no cosmetic concerns, then go to an ent. If you want the outside of the nose changed, then see a facial plastic surgeon. There are websites for both groups to help you find a physician. ...Read more
What are possible complications from septoplasty? I'm about to schedule a septoplasty. My surgeon keeps saying complications are rare. I get that, but i'd just like to be prepared in case i'm one of the rare ones.
Risks : Risks include but are not limited to anaesthetic related complications, bleeding, septal perforation, over-resection that can lead to saddle deformity (loss of dorsal support), synechia formation (internal scar bands), rarely alteration in smell acuity, and temporary numbness and tingling in the upper central dentition. ...Read more
Will recovery time be longer if I have septoplasty and rhinoplasty together? I don't absolutely need the rhinoplasty, but as long as i need the septoplasty i wanted to get it done. But i can't justify taking too much extra time off work if the recovery wi
Rhinoplasty: having a rhinoplasty is a big decision. Your nose is on your face and the changes will be seen by you daily. It takes at least a year to recover from rhinoplasty. Discuss these issues with your surgeon and be sure your surgeon is a board certified facial plastic surgeon with expertise in these procedures. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Done septoplasty week ago. Right nose still blocked and still breathing problem? Am i doing hurry to get well? How long it take time to heal ?
Not Necessarily: Both rhinoplasty and septoplasty can be done in an "open" or "closed" approach. In a "closed" approach, all incisions are made inside the nose and all the stitches will all be inside the nose. You will not get a scar on the outside. If this is an important concern for you, make sure you have a consultation with a surgeon who has a lot of experience doing the "closed" approach. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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