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I just had a septoplasty to correct my severely deviated septum, and how long does it take to heal?
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Dr. Suzanne Galli
Facial Plastic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Septoplasty
You should follow your surgeon's postop instructions.
You may have a little swelling in your nose that last several weeks.

In brief: Septoplasty
You should follow your surgeon's postop instructions.
You may have a little swelling in your nose that last several weeks.
Dr. Suzanne Galli
Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Dr. John Hoffmann
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: A few months
Most of the swelling should be gone in a few weeks but it will take a few months for all the healing to occur. Most people can resume normal activiteis within two weeks although you should avoid trauma to your nose for a month or two.

In brief: A few months
Most of the swelling should be gone in a few weeks but it will take a few months for all the healing to occur. Most people can resume normal activiteis within two weeks although you should avoid trauma to your nose for a month or two.
Dr. John Hoffmann
Dr. John Hoffmann
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Dr. Houtan Chaboki
Facial Plastic Surgery
In brief: Days/weeks
Your surgeon should advise you, as each patient is unique.
Septoplasty, surgery for a deviated septum, can help improve nasal breathing, congestion, or snoring for appropriate patients. The initial healing is relatively quick, with patients commonly back to work within a few days. Patients are still healing after this period, but have more or less returned to daily function.

In brief: Days/weeks
Your surgeon should advise you, as each patient is unique.
Septoplasty, surgery for a deviated septum, can help improve nasal breathing, congestion, or snoring for appropriate patients. The initial healing is relatively quick, with patients commonly back to work within a few days. Patients are still healing after this period, but have more or less returned to daily function.
Dr. Houtan Chaboki
Dr. Houtan Chaboki
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