I have a high radix and nasal bridge. Would turbinate and adenoids surgery improve my breathing? (photo)
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Improving nasal breathing and look
It is difficult to render an opinion or even suggest a treatment without physical examination.In order to improve you nasal function and shape, open septorhinoplasty is recommended.
Rhinoplasty for dorsal hump, and nasal obstruction
A cosmetic rhinoplasty can address a high radix and removal of a nasal hump, but must be paid for by the patient, and not billed to the patient's Medical insurance.
I have a high radix and nasal bridge. Would turbinate and adenoids surgery improve my breathing?
How could we over the internet respond to your issues without an IN PERSON intranasal examination??? All your statements make perfect sense but we can not over the internet entertain a definitive diagnosis... Good Luck..
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Turbinate and Adenoids surgery
Causes of Nasal Obstruction
Rhinoplasty surgery is unique in that it can improve both cosmetic appearance and functionality of breathing. Consult with an expert rhinoplasty surgeon who can differentiate the causes of nasal obstruction (valve collapse, deviated septum, turbinate hypertrophy, etc.) If your adenoids are truly enlarged, that should be addressed by an otolaryngologist. Good Luck.
Obviously an exam is needed And if enlarged removing your adenoids and reducing yor turbinates would help. Your nose can be improved with surgery but I would make certain that spreader grafts are used to prevent nasal valve collapse
Obviously, if your turbinates or adenoids are compromising your airway then by removing them would increase the size of your airway and modify your breathing problems. Is your septum deviated? Do you have inspiratory collapse of the middle vault?
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