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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Are Alternative Surgical Methods For A Deviated Septum Effective
Jul01

Are Alternative Surgical Methods For A Deviated Septum Effective

Deviated Septum – Do You Really Need To Undergo A Surgery Deviated septum is a major problem that has affected quiet a number of people nowadays. From celebrities to common people, getting a deviated nasal septum fixed is becoming quiet common. The surgery procedure has advanced and  which was thought to be a very difficult surgical process in the past can now be done very easily and efficiently. A misalignment of the nasal septum is...

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Is A Deviated Septum Considered A Pre-Existing Condition For Health Insurance
Jun29

Is A Deviated Septum Considered A Pre-Existing Condition For Health Insurance

An Exordium To Deviated Septum A deviated septum can be medically defined as the misalignment of the nasal septum; it can be by birth and may happen due to some mishap like road accident. The nasal septum is the bone or cartilage that separates the nasal cavity in the nose. Most people have imbalances of some sort in their breathing passages. It is estimated that 80 percent of people have a misalignment of their nasal septum which...

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What Type Of Anesthesia Is Used For Deviated Septum Surgery
Jun26

What Type Of Anesthesia Is Used For Deviated Septum Surgery

Deviated Septum Surgery & Anesthesia Types In case, you are bearing the critical condition of deviated septum that has disfigured your nose or face, then the mostly recommended treatment is surgery. This surgery is called septoplasty which is done under an ENT expert in an operation theatre. For this surgery, surgeons either use sedation anesthesia or general anesthesia. After administering any anesthesia, the patient gets...

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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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Alternatives to Deviated Septum Surgery
Jun02

Alternatives to Deviated Septum Surgery

Deviated septum is a common medical condition characterized by a shift of the nasal septum (thin wall separating the right and left nostril) to one side, which is suffered from a lot of people all over the world. In fact, most people who are suffering from deviated septum are not aware of their conditions. Only severe cases of deviated septum are usually known, wherein there are already symptoms manifested by patients related to...

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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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Headaches After Deviated Septum Surgery
Nov20

Headaches After Deviated Septum Surgery

A deviated septum can cause the following: Nose bleeds Snoring Recurring sinus infections & Severe nasal congestion Today deviated septum surgery or septoplasty is the only permanent cure currently available if you suffer from a deviated septum. The surgery will take only a few hours followed by a few weeks in recovery. Septoplasty & Headaches During septoplasty, your surgeon will cut off and remove the deviated part of your...

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Deviated Septum Laser Surgery| The Future of Deviated Septum Surgery?
Nov08

Deviated Septum Laser Surgery| The Future of Deviated Septum Surgery?

In this article I will be giving information on deviated septum laser surgery. A deviated septum is a medical condition, where your nasal septum will get deviated either due to trauma or other reasons. This shift from the central midline based on severity will cause various problems such as: Nose bleeds Recurring sinus infections Severe nasal congestion If you visit an ENT specialist, the doctor will advise you to undergo septoplasty....

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Deviated Septum Surgery | Septoplasty Recovery
Oct30

Deviated Septum Surgery | Septoplasty Recovery

If you are planning on undergoing deviated septum surgery and are wondering about the septoplasty recovery after the surgery, then read on. Deviated septum surgery or septoplasty is an operation done to correct any deviation of your nasal septum. Like any surgery, septoplasty has its share of risks. The procedure usually costs around 1500$-2000$. But first, some basic points on the deviated septum. What is a Deviated Septum? A...

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Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Deviated Septum Surgery
Sep12

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Deviated Septum Surgery

  What exactly is a Deviated Septum? A deviated septum is a condition where the cartilage and bone are misshaped; this causes a deviation to occur inside the nose which causes unevenness in the nose. Due to this unevenness, many problems such as nose bleeds, congestion, headaches, and recurring sinus infections occur. What is a Septoplasty? Septoplasty is the surgical cure for a deviated septum. The surgeon will cut and remove...

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The Positives and Negatives of Deviated Septum Surgery
Sep03

The Positives and Negatives of Deviated Septum Surgery

  If you have to undergo or are planning to undergo a septoplasty for your deviated septum, then I am sure that you will be interested in knowing the positives and the negatives of the surgery before undergoing the procedure. First I will discuss the positives of the surgery, and then follow it up with the negatives. Positives of a Deviated Septum Surgery: Firstly after the surgery, you will be able to breathe more freely. You...

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A Few Q&A Regarding Surgical & Non-Surgical Cures for a Deviated Septum
Aug31

A Few Q&A Regarding Surgical & Non-Surgical Cures for a Deviated Septum

Is a Non-Surgical Cure available for a Deviated Septum?   If your septum is majorly deviated or deformed, surgery is the only option. In the future a liquid may be invented, which when injected into the nose dissolves the cartilage, thus allowing surgeons to change the shape of the septum to remove any deviation. While research is being done on this topic, as of today for a major deformity no non surgical cure exists. Can the new...

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