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Does the appearance of the nose change after septoplasty?

Does the appearance of the nose change after septoplasty?

Not usually: A well-done septoplasty operation will not usually change the appearance of the nose. Rarely, there could be some collapse of the nose if there was damage or loss of cartilage. ...Read more

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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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Does Septoplasty surgery affect the nose appearance ?

Does Septoplasty surgery affect the nose appearance ?

Not usually: Not usually. If leading edge of septum altered, may alter appearance somewhat. See ENT doc for septoplasty ...Read more

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Could septoplasty change shape of nose on the outside?

Could septoplasty change shape of nose on the outside?

Not usually: The septoplasty can straighten a nose if it is corrected. Also if the septum is removed and the support lost the nose my sink in. This is seen in old boxers and called a saddle nose. ...Read more

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Is it possible for septoplasty to change the shape of the nose?

Is it possible for septoplasty to change the shape of the nose?

Unlikely: It would be very unusual for conventional septoplasty performed for blockage of breathing to result in a change in the appearance of the nose. However, in some cases, septoplasty alone may not relieve the blockage and cosmetic changes may be required in order to improve the nasal breathing. This is called "septorhinoplasty" or commonly a "nosejob". ...Read more

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Had septoplasty, turbinate and sinus surgery .. Its swelling n nose shape seem changed ..Had stiches and septum bone was replced with other .Worried?

Had septoplasty, turbinate and sinus surgery .. Its swelling n nose shape seem changed ..Had stiches and septum bone was replced with other .Worried?

Nasal surgery: Hello, after nasal surgery, it is common to see swelling. Depending on the exact procedure, extent of resection, intraoperative findings and extent of closure, the post op expectations will vary. It's best to check with your surgeon for advise, instructions and treatment. ...Read more

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How clean nose after septoplasty?

How clean nose after septoplasty?

Depends: Depends if you mean immediately after, or in the weeks following. Usually nose is packed immediately. So nothing to do except keep outside clean with q-tips and saline. Ask your ENT surgeon for specific instructions in your case. Depends on many factors. ...Read more

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What should I have maybe nose septoplasty ?

What should I have maybe nose septoplasty ?

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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What happens if a septoplasty fails? What damage can this cause my nose?

What happens if a septoplasty fails? What damage can this cause my nose?

Should be OK: If the septoplasty is performed without complications such as a hematoma or fistula, there should be little if any consequences to the procedure other than diminished nasal airway obstruction and improved airflow. ...Read more

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Ever since my septoplasty my nose has been dry and flakey on the outside. What can I do?

Moisturize: I doubt the dryness on the outside is directly related to what is going on inside your nose. Applying a good moisturizer several times a day will likely be of benefit. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more