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Difficulty breathing through nose. Deviated septum. Is rhinoplasty required?

Difficulty breathing through nose. Deviated septum. Is rhinoplasty required?

Rhinoplasty Options: You need a septoplasty. This procedure is covered by insurance. A rhinoplasty to reshape the nose can be performed at the same time but this is considered cosmetic and would not be covered. ...Read more

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Dr. David Sherris
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Rhinoplasty (Definition)

Rhinoplasty is the surgical altering of the nose either for cosmetic ...Read more


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How much fees for rhinoplasty(nose reshaping) & chin liposuction?

How much fees for rhinoplasty(nose reshaping) & chin liposuction?

Rhino and chin cost: In general, rhinoplasty surgery can cost between $6000-8500. Chin liposuction can run between $1500-3000. Costs depend on complexity, time and type of anesthesia. ...Read more

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Will fixing deviated septum straighten my nose?

Will fixing deviated septum straighten my nose?

Deviated septum: A deviated septum can affect the appearance of the nose and cause a crooked nose, as well as nasal obstruction. Have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist, ...Read more

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Can the nasal bridge bone regrow after a rhinoplasty ?

Can  the nasal bridge  bone regrow   after a rhinoplasty ?

Nasal bridge: The bone cannot grow back (it is rare), however with time the scar tissue can pull the bone in different directions and lead to an appearance of a new bony growth. ...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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Can a deviated septum surgery straighten my nose?

Can a deviated septum surgery straighten my nose?

Crooked nose: A deviated septum can contribute to the appearance of a crooked nose but correcting the septal deviation may not be enough to straighten your nose. Have your nose evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Could septoplasty swelling make nose look crooked?

Could septoplasty swelling make nose look crooked?

Septoplasty swelling: Could make your nose look different but once the swelling goes down, you nose should be what it was prior to your procedure. If your nose is truly crooked after a septoplasty, you should be discussing this with your surgeon. ...Read more

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Is a deviated septum fixed through endoscopic sinus surgery?

Is a deviated septum fixed through endoscopic sinus surgery?

Yes and no: If you have both deviated septum and sinus problems then you will need endoscopic surgery. Deviated septum repair is a more conventional surgery, and it depends on the severity of the deviated septum. If you have sinus problems, be sure your ENT has gotten a ct scan to evaluate your sinuses so that you avoid two invasive procedures. ...Read more

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Could non-surgical rhinoplasty make a nose upturned?

Could non-surgical rhinoplasty make a nose upturned?

It is possible: but less effective and more temporary. I'd be worth a consult with a plastic surgeon ...Read more

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Deviated septum (septoplasty), what to do?

Deviated septum (septoplasty), what to do?

Septoplasty: If you are noticing nasal blockage, you could consider a surgical procedure called septoplasty. This could relieve the obstruction from the deviated septum. ...Read more

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Glasses falling off nose from a flat nose bridge. Any surgical procedure to correct this?

Glasses falling off nose from a flat nose bridge. Any surgical procedure to correct this?

Rhinoplasty: Yes. A common complaint that people have is that they don't like their nasal bridge and like it to be improved with rhinoplasty. There are a number of different techniques that can be used to either augment or reduce that nasal bridge or dorsum. Consult with a facial plastic surgeon to find out more details. ...Read more

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Are alar batten grafts a permanent solution to nasal valve collapse?

Are alar batten grafts a permanent solution to nasal valve collapse?

"batten"grafts/valve: Nothing is a guarantee here these cases. Best to ask the operative surgeon the potential results... ...Read more

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Deviated nasal septum surgery, what to expect?

Deviated nasal septum surgery, what to expect?

Septum surgery: You should expect to breath better when your nose heals. Immediately after surgery you will feel swollen and maybe clogged, especially if there are splints in your nose. It is not terribly painful in the postoperative period. ...Read more

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Will fixing my deviated septum straighten my nose?

Will fixing my deviated septum straighten my nose?

Deviated septum: A deviated septum can affect the appearance of the nose and cause a crooked nose, as well as nasal obstruction. Have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist, ...Read more

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Considering nasal facial reconstruction. Any words of wisdom?

Considering nasal facial reconstruction. Any words of wisdom?

"nasal facial recon": Not knowing what exactly your surgery will entail, my words of wisdom will be generic to any facial surgery. 1. Follow your surgeons pre and post operative instructions closely. 2. If you smoke stop immediately. Ideally 2 weeks before your surgery, to allow for improvement of the health of your skin and better healing after surgery. 3. If you have questions, or your healing is not progressing ... ...Read more

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Is nose job called a nasal rhinoplasty?

Is nose job called a nasal rhinoplasty?

Yes: A rhinoplasty is the operation to reshape the nose. That may involve the tip and / or bridge of the nose. If the inside cartilage - the nasal septum- is altered at the same time to improve the breathing it is called a septorhinoplasty. ...Read more

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Aredental bridges so inferior to implants?

Aredental bridges so inferior to implants?

They Have Problems: Bridges can last a long time, if you take care of them. However, studies show that implants are easier to maintain for a lifetime, and have a higher probability of lasting. They also don't damage the teeth on either side, like bridges. They can cost a bit more up-front, but they require less maintenance and generally have fewer problems down the road. So, they're more cost efficient long-term. ...Read more

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Chin implant = orthognatic surgery?

Chin implant = orthognatic surgery?

Not necessarily: Sometimes the bite of the teeth are fine and only a chin implant is needed. Other times both have to be addressed. Too many times plastic surgeons just address the chin and fail to recognize the importance of the tooth alignment. Form and function ought to go together! ...Read more

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