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Crooked nose since I broke it years ago - is there any way to straighten it without surgery? I broke my nose four years ago and its been crooked ever since... Is there any way to straighten it without surgery?

Crooked nose since I broke it years ago - is there any way to straighten it without surgery? I broke my nose four years ago and its been crooked ever since... Is there any way to straighten it without surgery?

Unfortunately,: Unfortunately, once a nose has been injured and the cartilage and bone have healed into the "new" position, there is no way to get them back to where they were without surgical correction. There is usually a window of time, 10-14 days, after surgery where bones. An sometimes be manipulated. After that only surgery will help. ...Read more

Dr. Roger Friedenthal
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Nose Reshaping (Definition)

Nose reshaping (rhinoplasty) is a cosmetic surgery procedure in which a person's nose is operated on by a plastic surgeon to make the nose more to the person's liking. Sometimes, rhinoplasty is done to correct a deviated nasal septum, but the usual reason for the surgery is cosmetic, such as to fix a bump on the bridge of the nose or to ...Read more


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I want to have surgery (septoplasty) for my deviated septum, crooked nose. What is usually involved in the process?

I want to have surgery (septoplasty) for my deviated septum, crooked nose. What is usually involved in the process?

Surgery: The septum is separated from the nasal lining and part of it is removed to create more space in the nose. The curvature of the septum is corrected with sutures or cartilage scraping or with cartilage grafts. After surgery, the nose is usually packed for 24 hrs. ...Read more

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I want to have surgery (septoplasty) for my deviated septum, crooked nose. Who do I talk to?

I want to have surgery (septoplasty) for my deviated septum, crooked nose. Who do I talk to?

Nose doctor: 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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Could you explain what does nose-job-nose-reshaping-surgery involve?

Could you explain what does nose-job-nose-reshaping-surgery involve?

Very customized: You really need to see a plastic surgeon who does rhinoplasty surgery (not all do). He/she will assess your airway/breathing and what you like/don't like about your nose. What you need depends very much on your skin, nose shape, ethnicity, and cosmetic desires. Small incisions may be required on columella, around nostrils, and within the nose. Suture +/- cartillage grafts under skin of nose. ...Read more

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What is the best hospital for rhinoplasty (nose reshaping) & liposuction surgery in bangalore, india and by which doctor?

What is the best hospital for rhinoplasty (nose reshaping) & liposuction surgery in bangalore, india and by which doctor?

No idea: But there are excellent hospitals in utah! I would not endorse overseas plastic surgery secondary to patient safety issues and hospital cleanliness issues that do not occur in the us because of regulations. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would septoplasty slightly fix my crooked nose?

Hi docs, would septoplasty slightly fix my crooked nose?

Not likely: Septoplasty is a surgery done within your nose to correct deviation of your nasal septum. Most of the changes are noticed internally, not likely to fix a crooked nose. ...Read more

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How to fix a crooked nose?

How to fix a crooked nose?

Rhinoplasty: A crooked or deviated nose usually requires treatment with a rhinoplasty. There are various reasons the nose can be deviated including the nasal bones, the septum or various cartilaginous structures in the nose. You should see a facial plastic surgeon for consultation to determine the source of your deviation and the best way to address it. ...Read more

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Any advice? I have broke my already crooked nose?

Any advice? I have broke my already crooked nose?

Plastic surgery: Depending on your insurance, correction after a broken nose is covered. Depending on the severity of the break (fracture) and the crooked nose, it may be something that can be fixed at the same time. Otherwise, cosmetic deformities unrelated to the injury may need to be counted separately and you would have to pay for that portion of the surgery. The best way to know is to see a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Is it possible to correct a crooked nose after a long time?

Is it possible to correct a crooked nose after a long time?

Yes: Yes. Rhinoplasty is the most complex facial cosmetic procedure. Make sure your surgeon is an ENT surgeon or facial plastic surgeon ...Read more

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What to do if I have difficulty breathing crooked nose?

What to do if I have difficulty breathing crooked nose?

Septal Deviation: ENT surgeon. There is surgery available to fix the crooked nose that is causing the nasal obstruction, so you can breathe better through it. ...Read more

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Broke my nose last night its bent out of shape couldt push it back is it better to die than have a crooked nose?

Broke my nose last night its bent out of shape couldt push it back is it better to die than have a crooked nose?

Not sure what u mean: You are going to die sometime. A crooked nose won't change death or when it happens. Living might be less nice if the injury affects the airway. If you want to look better at your own funeral I suggest getting it fixed. ...Read more

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I got my nose skin crooked nose skin not the bone, skin is crooked to a side which is thick and other side is thin. Any solution?

I got my nose skin crooked nose skin not the bone, skin is crooked to a side which is thick and other side is thin. Any solution?

Show it to: A dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. It is probably some scarring or thickened skin, but you need to make sure. ...Read more

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Can rhinoplasty correct a nose that was broken several years ago? I have a very crooked nose that was broken many years ago. Can rhinoplasty fix damage that old? .

Can rhinoplasty correct a nose that was broken several years ago? I have a very crooked nose that was broken many years ago. Can rhinoplasty fix damage that old? .

Rhinoplasty: Rhinoplasty can certainly repair damage to the nose that was done years ago.

Find a board certified facial plastic surgeon or plastic surgeon who has experience with complex nose surgery to find the right person to help fix your problem. ...Read more

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I broke my nose and it got crooked I'm already in the process to getting surgery, I want to know what the side effects will be for the plastic surguy?

Nasal fracture: If a fresh fracture usually just a matter of realignment and waiting for it to heal. If the need to refracture pain will be similar to initial pain along with swelling and brusing. ...Read more

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Can an ENT doctor perform a rhinoplasty to straighten a crooked nose?

Can an ENT doctor perform a rhinoplasty to straighten a crooked nose?

Nasal surgeon: Yes. Rhinoplasty, both cosmetic and functional, is commonly performed by otolaryngologists (ent), in addition to plastic surgeons and facial plastic surgeons. ...Read more

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Can you pay Nasal Surgery with Medicaid, lately I have been having breathing problem in my right nasal side, its crooked and has the Dorsal Hump?

Can you pay Nasal Surgery with Medicaid, lately I have been having breathing problem in my right nasal side, its crooked and has the Dorsal Hump?

Check with insurance: It depends on your insurance coverage, medical necessity, and if your surgeon is willing to accept medicaid. If it's solely for aesthetic reason, less likely. If there is medical justification, it's possible. ...Read more

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I'm having a consultation on a nose reshaping. What can I expect?

I'm having a consultation on a nose reshaping. What can I expect?

Rhinoplasty: You should meet your surgeon and his team. The docotr should listen to your desires and formulate a plan for you. You should be able to see some of his work, before and after pictures. Remember you cannot get a new nose just a better shaped version of what you already have. ...Read more

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How much cost of nose surgery?

How much cost of nose surgery?

Depends: On where you live, the amount of work being done, and the surgeon himself. There is really no set price. ...Read more

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How can I reduce my nose size without surgery?

Get punched in face?: No, don't do that! I'm just getting punchy late at night. I'm afraid there's no way to adjust or reduce nose size w/o surgery although if you're describing rhinophyma, non-surgical laser might be used (http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/rhinophyma). But if you're talking about typical cosmetic purposes consistent w/ethnicity etc, I'm afraid surgery is only option. ...Read more

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Is it possible ot reshape your nose without surgery?

Is it possible ot reshape your nose without surgery?

Depends: Injectable compounds can give you small changes in the shape of the nasal dorsum (profile of the nose). However, this is only suitable for specific noses, and not applicable to everyone. If you desire changes in your nasal tip, nasal base, or if there is twisting of th bony nose, surgery is generally necessary. An experienced rhinoplasty surgeon can tell you your options, surgical or otherwise. ...Read more

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What might I do to go about asking for nose surgery?

What might I do to go about asking for nose surgery?

Cosmetic or medical?: Nose surgery comes in many varieties. You may want to start with an ENT (ears nose and throat doctor) to discuss your concerns. For changes to the appearance of your nose, consider a facial plastic surgeon. Both types of doctors will be able to guide you about surgical options for your nose. ...Read more

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How can I I raise the tip of my nose without surgery?

Nothing permanent: There is really nothing that you can do that would result in any permanent result short of surgery. Surgery means any invasive treatment including injections. ...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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What is the definition or description of: nose surgery?

What is the definition or description of: nose surgery?

Rhinoplasty: You probably mean the "nose job" or surgery for cosmetic change. This is rhinoplasty. There are many other types of nasal surgery also. Make sure your nose surgery is done by an ENT doc or facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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For how long does it take to recover from nose surgery?

For how long does it take to recover from nose surgery?

Recovery nasal surg: Usually recovery from nasal surg (rhinoplasty) is pretty quick. The first week is the worst as you may have packing in the nose and a nasal splint. If you develop bruising, that usually disappear around day 10 post-op. If nasal bones were fractured ; repositioned then refrain from sports for at least 6 weeks. Discuss with your plastic surgeon as there maybe some other issues that I haven't discussed. ...Read more

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How to make nose sharper and thin. Without nose surgery?

Not possible: There is no medical therapy to reduce your nose. You may consult with a makeup specialist who can work wonders with this. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

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