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I Have Asthma Problem but Want Rhinoplasty, is It Possible in This Situation?

i also want to know the approximate cost complete rhinoplasty.that would be helpful to figure it out my economy.

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Rhinoplasty in Patient with Asthma

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Over the past 35 years we have done many patients with asthma after consultation with their physician. An anesthetist or anesthesiologist  has control of the airway during the procedure. Very rarely it may be necessary to administer medication to clear the lungs after surgery. Cost will vary depending on your location and the experience of your surgeon.


Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Asthma and rhinoplasty

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IT is possible to have a rhinoplasty even if you have asthma. Depending on how severe your asthma is you may need pre-operative clearance from your primary care doctor and/or the anesthesiologist who works with your surgeon. The main issue is to make sure your asthma is well controlled.

Thomas A. Lamperti, MD
Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 13 reviews

Rhinoplasty and asthma.

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We do rhinoplasty on patients with asthma after proper clearance from their doctor and our anesthetist. That way patient safety is assured. 

Toby Mayer, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 14 reviews

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It is ok to have a rhinoplasty if you have asthma provided that your asthma is under control.  A medical clearance may be necessary depending upon your history.

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Rhinplasty and Asthma

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Dr. Elam's statements are very accurate.  Most patients with asthma have a controllable condition and as long as proper procedures are followed you can move forward with surgery.

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Asthma and Rhinoplasty

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All surgical procedures require clearance when a special medical condition is present. Properly managed asthma is not a contraindication for rhinoplasty surgery. The anesthesiologist will discuss this with your treating physician and surgeon and set a good surgical and recovery plan for you. Most asthma patients are required to bring their asthma medications with them on the day of the procedure in case needed during the recovery room phase. Best regards!

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