Category Archives: septoplasty

Suggestion for nose and chin and eyes stretching

Q: My nose is wide and small I have been suggested by the Dr to do septal rhinoplasty for the bridge and tip will automatically be sharp after the bridge and he also says that rhinoplasty will stretch my eyes … Continue reading

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6 Days Post-op and All Bruising is Faded to Yellow. However I Notice a Purple Bruise Under my Cast?

Q: I had primary rhinoseptoplasty with turbinate reduction and tip definition/bridge straightening 6 days ago. Went well and healing well. Cast comes off tomorrow. All bruising is yellow now–worse on right side near the worst of the c-curve. From under … Continue reading

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Would septal cartilage be enough for bridge augmentation and tip projection?

Q: Would septal cartilage be enough for bridge augmentation and tip projection? A: Septal cartilage alone is not enough to create dorsal augmentation and tip projection.  Tip projection in Asian rhinoplasty often requires several grafts:  extended columellar strut, lateral crural … Continue reading

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I’ve been snoring a lot and my ENT said I have a deviated septum. Will straightening my septum get rid of my snoring?

Snoring is caused by obstruction and turbulent airflow anywhere along the airway. The airway begins at the nostrils and the mouth, and continues through the nasal cavity, oral cavity, oropharynx (back of the throat), larynx (voice box), and trachea (wind … Continue reading

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