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How can I get insurance to coverage nasal septal deviation and rhinoplasty?

How can I get insurance to coverage nasal septal deviation and rhinoplasty?

Bent: If your nose and septum are bent and obstruct your breathing from trauma or development then septorhinoplasty may be covered by insurance. Your surgeon would need to send your insurance company pictures that document the problem and your pertinent medical history. Sometimes the insurance company may still refuse coverage. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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Fracture (Definition)

A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: open repair of rib fracture?

What is the definition or description of: open repair of rib fracture?

Plating broken bones: Multiple rib fractures may compromise respiratory function, or a non-healing rib fracture may cause continuing pain. These conditions can sometimes be helped by cutting down to the rib and stabilizing it by screwing on a plate made of metal or other material. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: open repair of finger fracture?

What is the definition or description of: open repair of finger fracture?

Open fracture repair: Fractures can be treated closed (without an incision) or open (with a formal incision at surgery). There are pluses and minuses of each and the path taken depends on the location of the fracture, displaced or nondisplaced, type of fracture, and surgeon preference. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: open repair of clavicle fracture?

What is the definition or description of: open repair of clavicle fracture?

Clavicle fracture: An open fracture is one that the bone ends puncture through the skin. An open repair involves making an incision then placing a plate and screws onto the clavicle then closing the skin. ...Read more

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Will i be able to play soccer in august after a open repair of a clavicle fracture?

Typically after: An open repair if a fracture full contact sports are not permitted until the fracture appears to be united on x-ray and motionand stregth have returned. Icant say how it affect you specifically. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a 14 year old to play golf again after a open repair of a clavicle fracture?

Depends: Depends upon how severe the injury and the extent of the repair.Your orthopedic surgeon can give the best answer to the question. May take several months to full recovery. ...Read more

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5-year-old son fractured nose and had closed reduction but it didn't hold and is now crooked. Docs don't want to redo. At what age can he have repair?

5-year-old son fractured nose and had closed reduction but it didn't hold and is now crooked. Docs don't want to redo. At what age can he have repair?

Later: The human skull will achieve 90% of its adult size by age 9-10 but continue to enlarge until adulthood.Open procedures like nasal surgery generally have their best chance at a good outcome the first time their done, because scar tissue is not as easy to work with.You should consult with an ENT/cosmetic surgeon on timing. Most would want to see the kid reach an age when the work would be the final ...Read more

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Would I need an open reduction after a nose fracture (slightly deviated)?

U need 2 C an ENT-: -4 eval. Only by looking into the nasal cavity can one access this. Many times the septum is deviated which if not taken care of can lead 2 problems in the future. ...Read more

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Does a nondisplaced nasal fracture heal itself?

Does a nondisplaced nasal fracture heal itself?

Nasal fracture: Yes, a non-displaced nasal fracture will heal without intervention. Even a displaced fracture will heal, although it usually heals in the wrong spot. Just be careful of further nasal trauma as the nasal bones, in their already weakened state, could shift into an undesireable location. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Broken Bone (Definition)

Is it broken or fractured is a question I am often asked. The answer is basically that a broken or fractured bone is the same thing. A fracture means a break in the cortex or the strong layer of outer bone cells. In an adult the average time for that to heal varies greatly but is often considered to ...Read more


Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

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