Malar mounds/bags? Will surgery on deviated septum help?
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Deviated Septum surgery will not help malar mounds.
Malar mounds are due to fluid collections in the cheeks and will not be corrected by septoplasty. The swelling after the septoplasty may make the malar bags worse for a short period of time, although it may help with your breathing.
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