Tips on How to Recover from Rhinoplasty
Jul13

Tips on How to Recover from Rhinoplasty

One of the most common plastic surgeries these days is rhinoplasty, commonly known as a nose job. There are a lot of different reasons why some people get rhinoplasty or a nose job. Some people who sustained facial injuries that damaged their nose’s structure get a nose job to help prevent or get rid of breathing problems. However, one of the most common reasons why many people get a nose job is because of cosmetic purposes. Another...

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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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Exercising Post Deviated Septum Surgery
Jun29

Exercising Post Deviated Septum Surgery

Deviated septum surgery, also known as septoplasty is a surgical procedure that is done to correct a deviated septum. Deviated septum is a condition in which the nasal septum (thin cartilage separating the left and right nostrils equally) is deviated into the one side of the nose, making one nostril narrower than the other. Usually, deviated septum does not require any surgical corrections, since it does not cause any signs and...

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Risk for Infection in Deviated Septum Surgery
Jun26

Risk for Infection in Deviated Septum Surgery

The most effective treatment considered in correcting a deviated septum is deviated septum surgery or septoplasty. However, not all people who have deviated septum are recommended or advised to go under deviated septum surgery. Deviated septum is a condition wherein the nasal septum (cartilage separating the left and right nostrils equally) is deviated to one side), making it crooked. Most cases of deviated septum does not cause any...

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Signs and Symptoms of a Broken Nose
Jun23

Signs and Symptoms of a Broken Nose

One of the most common facial fractures is a broken nose or nasal fracture. Nasal fracture can be caused by a physical trauma to the face, which may be due to physical fights, vehicular accidents, from contact sports, and other situations that can hit the face or nose hard. A broken nose will really hurt and it will usually bleed and swell. However, not all signs and symptoms of a broken nose or nasal fracture can appear immediately....

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Possible Complications of Deviated Septum Surgery
Jun20

Possible Complications of Deviated Septum Surgery

Deviated septum is a medical condition that is characterized with a nasal septum deviation. Ideally, both left and right nostrils are equally separated by the nasal septum (thin cartilage that is centrally located in the nose). However, in cases of deviated septum, one nostril is smaller than the other nostril, due to the deviation of the nasal septum to one side. If the deviated septum is severe, it can cause breathing problems and...

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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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Benefits of Correcting Your Deviated Septum
Jun14

Benefits of Correcting Your Deviated Septum

Deviated septum or nasal septum deviation, according to Mayo Clinic website, is a medical condition that occurs when the nasal septum (thin cartilage that separates the left nostril from the right nostril) is displaced to one side of the nostril. Ideally, the nasal septum divides both nostrils equally, but in cases of deviated septum, one nostril is bigger, while the other nostril is narrower. In most people suffering from deviated...

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Septoplasty An Accurate Procedure To Correct Deviated Septum
Jun09

Septoplasty An Accurate Procedure To Correct Deviated Septum

Problems Associated With Deviated Septum To understand issues of deviated septum, you must learn what septum is and then you will get to know the meaning of deviated septum. So, the tissue that separates a person’s nostrils is called as the septum. A deviated septum means when septum gets defected or crooked. The reason of deviation of septum can be varied and sometimes, sleep disorder can cause this issue and eventually, the problem...

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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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How to Find out If your Congested Nose is due to a Deviated Septum or Enlarged Turbinates
Oct27

How to Find out If your Congested Nose is due to a Deviated Septum or Enlarged Turbinates

If you frequently suffer from a congested nose, you may think it is because of a deviated septum. However there may be another cause, enlarged turbinates. This article will give you information on the turbinates as well as the deviated septum. Nasal Septum Deviation The septum inside your nose is composed of both cartilage and bone. Its main function is to divide your nose into two equal halves i.e. the left and right breathing...

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How to Understand the Signs & Diagnose a Deviated Septum
Sep18

How to Understand the Signs & Diagnose a Deviated Septum

  The symptoms which you may notice due to a deviated septum occur because of the direct and indirect effects on the proper nasal function because of the deviation. First some background information on the types of deviated septum’s which are present. Classification of Deviated Septum’s Impaction: This condition is marked by an angulation of the nasal septum, this occurs with a spur which is in contact with the lateral wall....

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