Hello,I had a Septoplasty /turbinate reduction years ago. I injured my nose and have been having trouble breathing for over a year. A BC PS is going to preform a septoplasty by shaving 1 mm off my upper septum and reducing a turbinate on the same side. Will a revision change the shape of my already wide nose?I'm happy with my nose, but I don't want it to change or be wider! Are there preventive measures he can take to avoid this? I quit smoking 2 weeks before operation, is this enough time?
Will a Revision Septoplasty Change my Nose Shape? Preventative Measures?
Doctor Answers 1
I doubt it will change the shape of your nose but it's impossible to tell without seeing pictures. I would recommend quitting 3 weeks before and after surgery. No cheating.