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How Can I Break My Nose So I Can Get Reconstructive Nose Surgery
Don't do it: That is dangerous & could affect your breathing, cause infection, or severe bleeding. Besides, the surgeon will reconstruct your nose back to the way it was. You probably want a rhinoplasty in which the shape of your nose is changed. You won't get that result via reconstructive surgery.They could change the shape but your insurance won't pay that. See a psychiatrist first. ...Read more
Nose surgery: What kind of free surgery do you expect? What do you think needs surgery? Where is the money going to come from to pay for the surgical team and surgical facility so that you can have "free" services? ...Read more
I had a nose surgery rhinoplasty 10 days ago. I still get mild pain which sometimes comes as for of pressure coming and going. Is this normal?
Can I have nose surgery as part of a face lift? I'd like to have nose surgery to make my nose smaller, and i want to get rid of the wrinkles and sagging skin on my face. Will i be able to have just one surgery to take care of both problems?
Can I have nose surgery to correct my deviated septum and reshape my nostrils in one procedure? I get frequent sinus infections due to a deviated septum. I also dislike how my large nostrils look. I'd like to have both problems fixed, but i don't want hav
You : You can certainly have a septoplasty and rhinoplasty at the same time to address both of your issues. This is very commonly done, in fact. There aren't really any drawbacks to combining the procedures and most patients prefer having one recovery period. In addition to straightening your septum, you may want to see if sinus surgery would also help with your recurrent sinus infections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Waiting another 2 years for nose surgery so i can breath through my nose again, broke it as a kid, i breath through my mouth and grind my teeth and get mouth ulcers. What to do now? Mouth Guard? Pray?
Maybe: Some surgeons routinely do the three main categories of nasal surgery [cosmetic (for appearance improvement), functional (to improve the nasal airway and breathing) and reconstructive (to restore the form or shape of the nose)] but many do not. You need to ask questions to find out whether your selected surgeon is comfortable with treatment of and has experience with your condition. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Board certification: Seek care from a board certified facial plastic or plastic surgeon. Your surgeon should regularly perform rhinoplasty. Your surgeon should be able to address any breathing issues as well, as a great rhinoplasty maintains or improves nasal function while also making the nose look great. Make sure you are comfortable that your surgeon understands your aesthetic goals. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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