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Is a deviated septum a good reason for a nose job?

Is a deviated septum a good reason for a nose job?

Septoplasty: A deviated septum, if it is causing obstruction, can be repaired with a septoplasty without changing your nose's shape. If you want to change your nose's appearance, that is a good reason for a nose job. ...Read more

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Deviated Nasal Septum (Definition)

A deviated nasal septum is a clinical finding in which the middle hard part of the nose is not centrally located but instead has shifted to one side of the face, typically ...Read more


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Is it okay for me to use a deviated septum as an excuse to get a nose job?

Is it okay for me to use a deviated septum as an excuse to get a nose job?

Rhinoplasty: While septoplasty is performed in the context of rhinoplasty quite often, it is hardly an excuse to get a rhinoplasty. The two procedures are different. ...Read more

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How can a person with a deviated septum improve breathing with nose job?

How can a person with a deviated septum improve breathing with nose job?

Septal Surgery: If breathing is impaired due to septal deviation, surgery can repair the position of the septum back to the midline. This should improve air flow on the side to which the septum deviated. ...Read more

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Is a deviated septum enough to get a nose job?

Is a deviated septum enough to get a nose job?

Depends: Septoplasty is used to straighten the inside of your nose. Rhinoplasty changes the outside of the nose. They are commonly done together, though cosmetic surgery is not covered by insurance. ...Read more

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If I need a septoplasty for a deviated septum, can I get a nose job at the same time?

Septoplasty: You can absolutely have a septoplasty and rhinoplasty performed at the same time - in fact it is very common. Make sure that your surgeon is well qualified to do both procedures because there are some who are great at one or the other, and some that are great at both. Doesn't hurt to get more than one opinion when considering rhinoplasty. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Does deviated septum surgery counts as nose job?

Does deviated septum surgery counts as nose job?

Yes: Septal surgery is straightening the inside of the nose. Changing the outside of the nose is called rhinoplasty. The procedures can be done together. ...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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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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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


Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

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