I can't breathe from one side after 1 and a half year open Rhinoplasty. Is this normal? (photos)
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Rhinoplasty and breathing
Revision Rhinoplasty for Breathing Issues
Thank you for your question. Difficulty breathing after rhinoplasty can have many causes, such as a deviated septum, nasal valve stenosis or collapse, or enlarged turbinates. Correction of some of these issues will affect the nose aesthetically, while correction of others will not.
There are many surgeons who are capable of taking care of both the functional (breathing-related) and cosmetic aspects of the nose. I would recommend finding one surgeon who is familiar with rhinoplasty and is comfortable addressing all your concerns.
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