When repairing deviated septum will that change the shape of your nose (addressing the cosmetic with the functional surgery in one procedure).

When repairing deviated septum will that change the shape of your nose (addressing the cosmetic with the functional surgery in one procedure).

Will fixing my crooked septum change the shape of my nose? Almost every facial plastic surgeon has been asked this question. The answer, however, isn’t so simple. To better answer this questions let’s first define the terms septoplasty and rhinoplasty. What...
Deviated septum repair and rhinoplasty

Deviated septum repair and rhinoplasty

Will a septoplasty change the shape of my nose?

The answer to this question is “it depends”. In most cases where the septum is deviated inside the nose, with no external deviation, a septoplasty does not change the shape of the nose. However, depending on the location of the deviated septum, a septoplasty may need to be combined with a rhinoplasty to get the best breathing and cosmetic results.

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