Septoplasty for Deviated Septum

Looking for a quick and easy solution to have a better night’s sleep? Septoplasty might be the right procedure for you. Improperly shaped nasal septum, commonly known as deviated septum, is a common condition that causes various nasal and health complications. Deviated septum is usually caused by injury, birth defect, or damage caused by previous medical procedures. Allure Aesthetic Surgery of Beverly Hills performs septoplasty to repair deviated parts of the cartilage and the bone along the septum.

What is Septoplasty?

Septoplasty is a surgical procedure that reshapes deviated septum to treat problems caused by nasal obstruction. This procedure is performed to fix various symptoms including the following:

  • Quick procedure
  • Post-nasal drip
  • Diminishing taste and smell
  • Snoring
  • Dry mucous membranes
  • Using the mouth to breathe
  • Serious headaches
  • Difficulty using the nose to breathe

Benefits of Septoplasty

  • Quick procedure
  • Fast recovery
  • Nasal obstruction relief
  • Minimum pain and discomfort
  • Normally, there are no external swelling and bruising

Risks and Complications

It is normal for patients to feel a little pain and discomfort following a septoplasty, these usually fade away on their own within a day or two. Other possible risks include the following:

  • Scarring
  • Infection
  • Bruising
  • Excessive bleeding
  • Nerve damage that could cause smelling problems
  • In rare cases, the shape of the nose may seem different