Reduced breathing after rhinoplasty

  • Cyrus
  • Pennslyvania
  • 4 years ago

I had a rhinoplasty about 31/2 months ago ihad a somewhat crooked nose with a nasal hump and my tip was asymetrical. Well it still does not feel like i can breath enough air through the thing. I really do not feel like getting a revision i think my new nose looks great is there anyway that i can can make my airway a little bit bigger like cutting into the bone underneath it to make the passage a little bit bigger or could my turbinates be causing the problem? i see my surgeon in a week.

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Hi Cyrus, Either radiofrequency reduction of the inferior nasal turbinates, or a possible Porex nasal batten graft to your external valve area could help your breathing. Both can be performed under local anesthesia in the office. Discuss these options with your surgeon. Glad to hear that you are happy with the appearance of your new nose. Good luck and be well. Dr. P