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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolMedical: MD, UC Irvine School of Medicine
Post-Medical School TrainingResidency: Ear, Nose, & Throat (otolaryngology) and Head & Neck Surgery, UCLA
Treatments offered at Center for Advanced Head & Neck Surgery
Most popular answers from Babak Larian, MD
Yes, you are more prone to infection in the future as MRSA has a tendency to stay in the nostril. The treatment is to use an antibiotic ointment... READ MORE
If the pain you are experiencing at the tip happens only when you press the tip, then the area is still healing, it can take unto six months to... READ MORE
You definitely have a deviated septum and enlarged turbinates. A septoplasty and turbinate reduction will definitely help, but if you have allergies... READ MORE
Yes the grafts are removable, and would essentially be done through an open rhinoplasty technique. However, these always seem unusual at first, and... READ MORE
If the incision don't heal properly after surgery, then it will lead to scarring. If there are areas that have not yet healed then they may have... READ MORE
The revision rate for rhinoplasty is generally low and dependent on the surgeons expertise and the extent of surgery at the original rhinoplasty.... READ MORE
No, pain this far out is not normal, please go back and see your surgeon to figure out what the cause of the pain is. READ MORE
Yes it can be done, but a rhinoplasty is the actual name for a purely cosmetic nasal surgery as you have stated. READ MORE
When the internal nasal valvue has collapsed, and the cartilage is taken from the septum. Good luck! READ MORE
The turbinates play an equally important role in blocking your breathing passage as the septum does. In a great majority of cases I perform a... READ MORE
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