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Does The Appearance Of The Nose Change After Septoplasty
May straighten nose : If the deviated septum is contributing to any crookedness in your nose, correcting this deviation will likely change your nose's appearance by making it look straighter. Otherwise, since the septum is on the inside of the nose, septoplasty surgery has little effect on the nose's appearance. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does blepharoplasty change the shape or placement of the eyebrows? How will the shape and/or placement of my eyebrows change with blepharoplasty?
Not usually but can: In most instances an upper lid blepharoplasty will not change the shape of your eyebrow. On occasion a person with marked upper eyelid skin who undergoes an upper lid blepharoplasty may experience very subtle pulling downwards of the brow. This can be treated with a transblepharoplasty brow pexy in which the eyebrow is secured in place or slightly elevated through the blepharoplasty incision. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Possible: Regular septal surgery shouldn't change the shape if the surgery was done just to correct a deviation due to obstruction. Sometimes the nasal bones or the cartilages of the tip are modified, usually for cosmetic reasons along with fixing the deviated septum.This is called a septorhinoplasty. If too much cartilage is removed, the bridge can sag leading to a "saddle nose" not a good thing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lazer: Not quite sure what your in your nose got reduced specifically. I would ask the surgeon. If you meen will mucusa on inside return to normal that is usually the case. ...Read more
Will blepharoplasty change the shape of my eyes? Will my eyes retain the same basic shape, or could the shape change with blepharoplasty?
Change in shape: Simple upper/lower blepharoplasty will not commonly change the shape of the eyes. However more complex procedures such as upper lid blepharoptosis correction, the eye may appear more open. In individuals with lower lid laxity plus skin excess, the lower lid may need a cantthopexy/canthoplasty which may create more of a slant between the inner and outer corners (canthi) and may appear more narrow ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Unlikely: It is not called ' breaking the nose' , some times in cosmetic reconstruction ( plastic surgery ) excessive bone and cartilage tissue ,of nose , jaw , and other facial bones will be removed to get good cosmetic appearance . Even though you have to break in controlled way to give better appearance . ...Read more
Does blowing your nose to the side or pushing or twisting nose to the side while blowing nose change the level of straightness or shape of the nose?
Turbinates: It is not advisable to have your turbinates excised. They perform a function, warming the inspired air as it passes through the nose. There are other procedures to reduce their size which preserve their function, ...Read more
How do I minimize the appearance of a surgical scar following heart surgery. Does the person responsible for closing the sutures contribute to the final appearance?
Skin scars: It takes about a year for skin scars to look like they will for the rest of your life. When the skin is closed and healed, try using lotion with vitamin E and cocoa butter and massage into the scar daily. Also remember sunscreen, these techniques will give your scar a better chance of healing up well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Most likely: If you put your finger on the top of the nose about half way between the eyes and the tip you are feeling the upper part of the nasal septum. Septoplasty surgery usually involves working on the middle and/or lower part of the septum (far away from the part of the nose you are touching). The goal is to open up the airway without disturbing the structural support or changing the shape of the nose. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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