Deviated Septum Surgery and Turbinate Reduction
Jul08

Deviated Septum Surgery and Turbinate Reduction

The most effective treatment to correct a deviated septum is septoplasty which is also known as deviated septum surgery. Not all cases of deviated septum are required to undergo septoplasty. Only those cases that cause breathing problems and other symptoms, such as nosebleeds, recurrent nasal infections, ear infections, headaches, nasal congestion, and nasal tenderness. Deviated septum is a condition in which the nasal septum (thin...

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Factors that Can Affect Septoplasty Recovery Time
Jul05

Factors that Can Affect Septoplasty Recovery Time

Septoplasty is a surgical procedure also known as deviated septum surgery that is done to help in correcting a deviated septum. Deviated septum is a condition in which the nasal septum, the thin cartilage separating both nostrils equally, is deviated to one side, making one nostril narrower than the other nostril. Not all cases of deviated septum require deviated septum surgery. Only those deviated septum cases that cause symptoms,...

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Getting Back Into Shape after Deviated Septum Surgery
Jul02

Getting Back Into Shape after Deviated Septum Surgery

Deviated septum surgery is not recommended for all cases of deviated septum. More than half of all people suffering from deviated septum are asymptomatic and they usually do not know that they are already suffering from deviated septum. Deviated septum surgery is also called septoplasty will only be needed if the deviated septum causes symptoms, such as difficulty breathing through the nose, recurrent nasal infections, ear infections,...

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Deviated Septum and Ear Infections
Jun17

Deviated Septum and Ear Infections

When the nose’s nostrils (left and right) are not equally separated due to a crooked or deviated nasal septum, then that condition is referred to deviated septum or nasal septum deviation. Normally, the nasal septum is located centrally and divides both right and left nostrils equally. Usually, deviated septum does not produce and symptoms, however, when the case of deviated septum is already severe, which can have effects on a...

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Can A Deviated Septum Affect The Sound Of Your Voice
Jun13

Can A Deviated Septum Affect The Sound Of Your Voice

To Learn Affects, Get Proper Understanding About Deviated Septum Deviated septum is a condition in which the septum gets off-centered and being disfigured, it produces several nasal complications. This defection is a result of varied causes in which sometimes, it constitutes from birth, sometimes, any injury causes this problem and so on. Mainly, this problem can be sorted out with a surgery only.  It accompanies several effects that...

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Does Deviated Septum Surgery Cure Sleep Apnea
May24

Does Deviated Septum Surgery Cure Sleep Apnea

Deviated Septum – A Major Cause Of Sleep Apnea Deviated septum is a medical condition in which the bone and the cartilage that is responsible for dividing the nasal cavity of the nostril is considerably skewed or warped giving breathing difficulty. Most people suffer from this sort of unevenness and face breathing problems because of narrow passage in one or the other side of the nostril. Studies have shown that almost 75% of people...

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Deviated Septum Surgery Information and Recovery Time
May22

Deviated Septum Surgery Information and Recovery Time

Deviated septum is a common nasal problem with a deviation or shift of the nasal septum (comprises of 2 bones and a cartilage separating the right nostril from the left nostril). In deviated septum, the nasal septum looks crooked and is not completely located centrally. Deviated septum may be a congenital disorder and is present at birth, or it may be acquired later in life. Sometimes, new born babies can get deviated septum due to...

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Side Effects of Deviated Septum Surgery
May17

Side Effects of Deviated Septum Surgery

Deviated septum is the medical term referring to a shift of the nasal septum from the center position (cartilage the separates the right and left nostril). There are times that a deviated septum does not cause symptoms that can affect a person’s daily life, however, there are also times that a deviated septum needs to be treated, since it can cause problems to the daily life, such as sleep apnea and difficulty in breathing through the...

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Cleaning the Nose after Deviated Septum Surgery
May07

Cleaning the Nose after Deviated Septum Surgery

Cleaning the nose post deviated septum surgery must be done with utmost care. In fact, cleaning after any type of surgery should be done with utmost care, even if it is not deviated septum surgery. Cleaning the nose after the surgery is very important, since patient’s post operation are at a very high risk for acquiring infection. Doctors will prescribe anti-bacterial medications to help in preventing infection and speed up healing...

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Deviated Septum Surgery Cost
Mar23

Deviated Septum Surgery Cost

Surgery in general, no matter the type is costly. A deviated septum surgery is no different, depending on a number of factors, the cost of your surgery will range from 1500-3000$ (this is only the base charge!). Factors Affecting the Cost of Deviated Septum Surgery The many factors which affect the cost of septoplasty (deviated septum surgery) are: Severity: Based on how severely your septum is deviated, the cost of the surgery will...

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PDS Flexible Plates & Deviated Septum Surgery
Dec17

PDS Flexible Plates & Deviated Septum Surgery

Dr. Minas Constantinides a surgeon at the NYU medical centre has made deviated septum surgery (septoplasty & septorhinoplasty and rhinoplasty) easier by using flexible plates made out of PDS to provide structural support to the septum while it heals. This has made the entire procedure simpler and easier. What are PDS Flexible Plates? PDS is the biodegradable material from which sutures are usually made after any surgery. The same...

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Tips for Selecting a Plastic Surgeon to Perform your Deviated Septum Surgery
Dec08

Tips for Selecting a Plastic Surgeon to Perform your Deviated Septum Surgery

I will be providing a few simple tips to select the best surgeon to perform deviated septum surgery on you. The first step is to select the type of deviated septum surgery. Types of Deviated Septum Surgery Deviated Septum Surgery is of two types: Reparative: In this type of surgery i.e. septoplasty. The surgeon will simple correct the deviated part of your septum by cutting it off. This will allow you to breathe freely and smoothly....

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Do’s & Don’ts of Septorhinoplasty
Nov02

Do’s & Don’ts of Septorhinoplasty

Septorhinoplasty is a surgical procedure where both the inside and outside of your nose will be changed. During this procedure, firstly any deviation of the septum inside the nose will be cleared. Next the outside appearance of your nose will also be changed to make it more appealing to the eye. Do’s after Septorhinoplasty After a septorhinoplasty, make sure to do the following: Make sure to walk, sit and stand in an erect and...

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The Different Surgical Treatments for a Deviated Septum
Aug24

The Different Surgical Treatments for a Deviated Septum

If you suffer from a septal deviation, which causes a recurring congestion or sinus infection then your ENT physician will recommend an operation known as septoplasty to cure it. This procedure will straighten the deviated septum to restore normal breathing and flow of mucus. This procedure, performed under general anesthesia will usually take one to two hours. Types of Septoplasty There are two techniques which can be used to perform...

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