My motivation to do my surgery was to be able to breathe through my nose again. I breathe through my mouth and it is very loud. I had been diagnosed with sleep apnea. After consulting 2 sleep apnea doctors with differing opinions, the second one wanted me to see an ENT. I have always had problems breathing through my my nose. Th procedure was 2 1/2 hours and never had any problems.... more
Dr. Capone was referred to me after I had a bad fall down a flight of stairs and landed on my face. I broke bones in my cheek, nose and jaw. He explained what he would do and what outcome to expect. He was able to straighten my nose and decided during the surgery to leave the bone in the cheek to heal itself, the risk of infection was too great because of the shattered jaw bone. He made the... more
Dr. Chaboki performed a septoplasty/rhinoplasty on me. The surgery went well. In addition to being able to breathe normally through my nose for the first time, it also looks good.
The whole process went exactly the way that Dr. Chaboki described it the first time I met with him. My nose still has some very minor asymmetry, but it looks great compared to where I started. More importantly, my... more
I was transferred from Chicago to Washington DC by my employer and I needed to find a new Ear, Nose, Throat Doctor due to being treated for Acid Reflux. When I went to the new ENT in DC he advised me that I had a Deviated Septum which was news to me. My doctor in Chicago never advised me that I had a Deviated Septum which would have been nice to know. My DC doctor provided various treatments... more