How soon after septoplasty, can you get a septal perforation repaired?
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Septal perforation repair
I am not aware of any time constraint on fixing your perforation. One thing to consider with a repair is the chance of the perforation getting larger. I find cartilage and perichondrium butterfly grafts to be quite successful in closing small perforations without the risk of tearing a larger hole. I have seen small perforations heal spontaneously in the first 6 weeks after surgery, but if it is present at 2 months, you may be beyond this possibility. All the best,
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