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Is a Spreader Graft Necessary to Fix Nasal Valve Collapse?

I had a previous rhinoplasty where a dorsal hump was removed leaving me with a collapsed internal nasal valve. The doctor said he would use a closed... READ MORE

7 Weeks Post Op, Could I Have Nasal Valve Collapse? (photo)

I underwent rhinoplasty 7 weeks ago, having a closed procedure performed to have a hump removed from my bridge. After the procedure I realized that my... READ MORE

Can a Moderate to Severe Nasal Valve Collapse Cause Chronic Sinus Infections?

Just wondering if a moderate to severe nasal valve collapse can cause chronic infections, as i've been told i have an external nasal vavle... READ MORE

Middle Vault Collapse, and Nasal Valve Collapse

After an open rhinoplasty and septoplasty, if middle vault collapse or nasal valve collapse is going to happen, how soon will it happen? Are you ever... READ MORE

Can a Nasal Valve Collapse Be a Temporary Problem or Go Back to Normal on Its Own?

When laying down my nose completely closed waking me up often, I never had a problem breathing while upright/daytime. Had turbinate reduction surgery... READ MORE

What Does It Mean To Hear My "Valve Has Collapsed" 4 Months Post Op?

I Underwent a Rhinoplasty on July 18th and Have Been Very Pleased with the Result in general. However, a month or so ago I noticed a small circular... READ MORE

Osteotomies and Valve Area

My breathing is just normal now. By applying lateral osteotomy the base of the nasal pyramid can be narrowed. I'm concerned that initiating at the... READ MORE

Is There Any Issues with Any Particular Type of Cartilage Used for Structural Rhinoplasty for Nasal Valve Collapse?

I have nasal valve collapse of the left nostril. I saw a plastic surgeon and structural rhinoplasty was recommended to correct my left nasal valve... READ MORE

I have a scar web at the internal valve of my nose. I read online that often a skin graft is needed, is it true? (photo)

I had a rhinoplasty at 1 year and I have this scar band in my internal valve region, however it's a little bit smaller than the one in the picture.... READ MORE

I have Nasal Valve Stenosis on my left side, Is this correctable?

I have been wearing breathe rite strip ..told I have Nasal narrowing on left side ...is this correctable with a graph and w it make my nose bigger if... READ MORE

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