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Nasal Obstruction After Septoplasty

Nasal Obstruction After Septoplasty

  • July 17, 2020
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If you have persistent nasal obstruction after septoplasty (deviated septum repair), you’re not alone. But what causes this frustrating and uncomfortable problem? A deviated septum is a very common condition that happens when the wall of narrow bone and cartilage in your nose becomes misaligned from its normal position. It can end up blocking or […]

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What to Expect with In-Office Septoplasty

What to Expect with In-Office Septoplasty

  • June 19, 2020
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Your nasal cavity is divided into two sides by the nasal septum, a thin wall of narrow bone and cartilage. Fairly commonly, this septum can become “deviated” or misaligned from its normal position. A deviated septum can result from injury, such as a broken nose, or it may be present from birth. Many people aren’t […]

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What to Expect from Deviated Septum Surgery

What to Expect from Deviated Septum Surgery

  • April 30, 2020
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Deviated septum surgery, also known as septoplasty, is a procedure for straightening the bone and cartilage in between the two sides of the nose.  This is a very common condition and can cause one-sided or bilateral congestion of the nose on a chronic basis.  Patients will often say the problem is day and night but […]

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