Rhinoseptoplasty

Rhinoseptoplasty

Rhinoseptoplasty is a surgical procedure that is used to correct both functional and cosmetic issues with the nose. The procedure involves the reshaping of the nose's external appearance, as well as the internal structure of the nose, particularly the nasal septum.

The nasal septum is the cartilage and bone structure that separates the two nasal passages. In some cases, the septum may be deviated, which can cause breathing difficulties or snoring. Septorhinoplasty can be used to correct the deviation of the septum, thereby improving nasal airflow and alleviating breathing problems.

The procedure is typically performed under general anesthesia and involves making incisions inside the nose. The surgeon will then reshape the cartilage and bone of the septum to correct the deviation, as well as any other cosmetic concerns. The nasal bones may also be repositioned, and the skin of the nose may be lifted or trimmed to achieve the desired appearance.

After the procedure, the patient may experience some discomfort and swelling for a few days. The surgeon will provide detailed post-operative care instructions to help manage any discomfort and promote healing.

Rhinoseptoplasty can be an effective treatment option for those who have breathing difficulties or cosmetic concerns with their nose. It is important to consult with a qualified and experienced surgeon to determine if this procedure is right for you and to discuss the potential risks and benefits.

Septum deviation

Septoplasty is a surgical procedure that helps to improve breathing by correcting problems with the septum. The septum is a thin wall of bone and cartilage that separates the nostrils

When the septum is deviated or crooked, it can make it difficult to breathe through one or both nostrils. This can lead to problems like snoring, sleep apnea, and chronic sinusitis. During septoplasty, surgeons make small incisions inside the nose and use specialized tools to straighten or remove parts of the septum. This can help to open up the nasal passages and improve airflow.

Septoplasty is usually performed as an outpatient procedure and patients can typically return to normal activities within a few weeks.

Septum deviation is a condition where the nasal septum, which is the cartilage and bone that separates the left and right nostrils, is not perfectly centered but instead is shifted to one side. This can cause problems with breathing, including difficulty breathing through one or both nostrils, nasal congestion, snoring, and sleep apnea. Septum deviation can be present from birth or can develop after an injury or trauma to the nose. Treatment may include medications, breathing aids, or surgery to straighten the septum.

Snoring is a common condition that occurs when the flow of air through the mouth and nose is partially blocked during sleep. When this happens, the surrounding tissues in the mouth and throat vibrate, producing a harsh or hoarse sound during breathing. The sound of snoring can range from a soft, almost pleasant noise to a loud, obnoxious sound that can disrupt the sleep of the snorer and those around them.

Snoring is often caused by a variety of factors, including nasal congestion, alcohol consumption, being overweight or obese, sleep apnea, and structural abnormalities in the nose and throat. While snoring is not usually a serious medical condition, it can be a sign of a more severe sleep disorder, such as sleep apnea, which can cause health problems if left untreated. Treatments for snoring range from lifestyle changes, such as losing weight, to medical interventions, such as surgery or the use of a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine to keep the airways open during sleep.

Rhinoplasty in Cheiloschisis Syndrome (rabbit lip)

Rhinoplasty in cheiloschisis syndrome is a surgical procedure that is performed to correct a nasal deformity known as cheiloschisis or "rabbit lip". Cheiloschisis is a congenital condition in which the nasal septum is not fully formed, resulting in a visible separation or "crack" in the middle of the nose.

During rhinoplasty the surgeon will reshape the nose and reconstruct the nasal septum to correct the maformation and create a more symmetrical appearance. The procedure may also involve reshaping the nostrils and other structures of the nose to achieve the desired results.

Cheiloschisis rhinoplasty is a complex surgical procedure that requires an experienced surgeon. The operation is usually performed under general anesthesia and may take several hours. The recovery period can also be longer compared to a regular rhinoplasty.

Although cheiloschisis rhinoplasty can improve the appearance and function of the nose, it is important to have realistic expectations and understand the risks and possible complications associated with the surgery. It is essential to choose a qualified and experienced surgeon to ensure the best possible outcome.

Secondary rhinoplasty

A secondary rhinoplasty, also known as revision rhinoplasty, is a surgical procedure performed on a patient who has previously undergone a primary or initial rhinoplasty. The goal of a secondary rhinoplasty is to correct any functional or aesthetic issues that were not fully resolved in the first surgery or have developed as a result of the initial procedure.

In a primary rhinoplasty, the surgeon may alter the shape, size, or structure of the nose to improve its appearance or function. However, in some cases, the initial surgery may not achieve the desired results, or the patient may develop complications or new issues over time.

A secondary rhinoplasty may be necessary to correct these problems. The procedure may involve reshaping the nasal bones or cartilage, adding or removing tissue, or modifying the position of the nasal tip or bridge. The surgery is typically more complex and requires a high degree of skill and experience from the surgeon.

It is important to keep in mind that a secondary rhinoplasty should only be performed by a rhinoplasty surgeon with extensive experience in this type of procedure.

Gallery - Rhinoplasty Before & After

Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty, also known as a nose job, is a type of cosmetic surgery that can improve the appearance and/or function of the nose. The surgery involves reshaping the bones, cartilage, and tissues of the nose to create a more balanced and symmetrical look.

Some people choose to have rhinoplasty to improve the appearance of their nose, such as reducing a bump on the bridge or making the nostrils smaller. Others may have rhinoplasty to correct breathing problems or to fix a deviated septum. The procedure is typically done under general anesthesia and can take a few hours to complete. Depending on the extent of the surgery, patients may need to stay overnight in the hospital or they may be able to go home the same day. Recovery from rhinoplasty can take several weeks. Patients may experience swelling, bruising, and some discomfort during this time. It's important to follow your surgeon's post-operative instructions carefully to ensure proper healing and to achieve the best possible results.

Overall, rhinoplasty can be a safe and effective way to improve the appearance and/or function of the nose. However, it's important to choose a qualified and experienced surgeon to perform the procedure, and to have realistic expectations about the outcome.