Septoplasty is a surgical procedure to fix a deviated nasal septum, which occurs when the cartilage that separates the nostrils is out of position and this can lead to breathing problems, nosebleed and pain. If a person is experiencing difficulty breathing through the nose, Septoplasty is performed.
HOW IS SEPTOPLASTY DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis for this problem is done by an ENT who would check for your breathing issues and do an X-ray and scan for these deformities.
HOW IS SEPTOPLASTY TREATED?
The procedure for Septoplasty involves a cut on one side of the nose through the mucous membrane. The bone or cartilage causing the pain is removed and repositioned. The mucous membrane is put into placed back with the help of stitches
DID YOU KNOW?
A person needs to minimize physical activity for several weeks after Septoplasty to minimize swelling and promote healing.