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

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Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
9 doctors agree

In brief: 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!

In brief: 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!
Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
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Dr. John Hoffmann
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes definitely

It is quite common to combine septoplasty surgery - which is done to improve the nasal airway- with esthetic rhinoplasty surgery.
This combination may also save you money as the functional part- septoplasty- will usually be covered by health insurance.

In brief: Yes definitely

It is quite common to combine septoplasty surgery - which is done to improve the nasal airway- with esthetic rhinoplasty surgery.
This combination may also save you money as the functional part- septoplasty- will usually be covered by health insurance.
Dr. John Hoffmann
Dr. John Hoffmann
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

These are commonly performed together perhaps with possible exception such as large septal perforation.

In brief: Yes

These are commonly performed together perhaps with possible exception such as large septal perforation.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Marc Yune
Facial Plastic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

One of the most common procedures for fellowship trained facial plastic surgeons is rhinoplasty combined with septoplasty and turbinate reduction.
Especially in reduction rhinoplasty (big nose smaller), the airway must be opened to offset the smaller nose. It is usually considered cosmetic so insurance companies rarely cover nose reshaping. Marc yune, md www.Aestheticspecialtycentre.Com.

In brief: Yes

One of the most common procedures for fellowship trained facial plastic surgeons is rhinoplasty combined with septoplasty and turbinate reduction.
Especially in reduction rhinoplasty (big nose smaller), the airway must be opened to offset the smaller nose. It is usually considered cosmetic so insurance companies rarely cover nose reshaping. Marc yune, md www.Aestheticspecialtycentre.Com.
Dr. Marc Yune
Dr. Marc Yune
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Dr. Francisco Agullo
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Often done together.

In brief: Yes

Often done together.
Dr. Francisco Agullo
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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

The septal cartilage is ideal graft material to improve tge shape of the nose.

In brief: Yes

The septal cartilage is ideal graft material to improve tge shape of the nose.
Dr. Todd Sisto
Dr. Todd Sisto
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Dr. Jonathan Owens
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Typically so

Adding a rhinoplasty to a septoplasty is a natural transition from a technical perspective.
Some surgeons who perform septoplasty surgeries don't do cosmetic rhinoplasty, so ask. Also, insurance typically pays for septoplasty but often not rhinoplasty.

In brief: Typically so

Adding a rhinoplasty to a septoplasty is a natural transition from a technical perspective.
Some surgeons who perform septoplasty surgeries don't do cosmetic rhinoplasty, so ask. Also, insurance typically pays for septoplasty but often not rhinoplasty.
Dr. Jonathan Owens
Dr. Jonathan Owens
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Dr. Suzanne Galli
Facial Plastic Surgery

In brief: Septorhinoplasty

Septoplasty is performed in the context of rhinoplasty very often.
Discuss these issues with your surgeon and be sure your surgeon is a board certified facial plastic surgeon with expertise in these procedures.

In brief: Septorhinoplasty

Septoplasty is performed in the context of rhinoplasty very often.
Discuss these issues with your surgeon and be sure your surgeon is a board certified facial plastic surgeon with expertise in these procedures.
Dr. Suzanne Galli
Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Dr. David Sherris
Facial Plastic Surgery

In brief: Absolutely

If the septum is deviated and not corrected at the time of rhinoplasty your breathing may well end up worse! also, many times the cartilage from septal repair is used to reshape the nose in rhinoplasty.

In brief: Absolutely

If the septum is deviated and not corrected at the time of rhinoplasty your breathing may well end up worse! also, many times the cartilage from septal repair is used to reshape the nose in rhinoplasty.
Dr. David Sherris
Dr. David Sherris
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Dr. Richard Fleming
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Yes

If a patient is going to have a septoplasty to improve nasal function and a cosmetic rhinoplasty, do both at the same time because the result will be better and it is safer to have one operation and one anesthetic.

In brief: Yes

If a patient is going to have a septoplasty to improve nasal function and a cosmetic rhinoplasty, do both at the same time because the result will be better and it is safer to have one operation and one anesthetic.
Dr. Richard Fleming
Dr. Richard Fleming
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Dr. Timothy King
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Yes

A "nose job" and a septoplasty can be performed at the same time.

In brief: Yes

A "nose job" and a septoplasty can be performed at the same time.
Dr. Timothy King
Dr. Timothy King
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Dr. Jon Perlman
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Yes

Very commonly people undergoing septoplasty to improve breathing also want me to refine their tip, shorten their nose or remove a bump.
The procedures are commonly performed together.

In brief: Yes

Very commonly people undergoing septoplasty to improve breathing also want me to refine their tip, shorten their nose or remove a bump.
The procedures are commonly performed together.
Dr. Jon Perlman
Dr. Jon Perlman
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