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Nasal Valve Collapse Surgery?

I have been told that I have nasal valve collapse on both sides 3 months post op. I was wondering when a revision could be performed, and if this is a... READ MORE

Nasal valve collapse on the right side of my nose? I can only breathe properly when I gently pull my cheeks. (Photo)

I had a rhinoplasty 9 days ago ; my surgeon removed a hump, changed the droopy tip and used cartilage grafts to strengthen my nostrils. The problem is... READ MORE

Internal Nasal Valve Collapse Surgery?

So I am 2 months post op and found out that I have internal nasal valve collapse obstructing my breathing. I am not sure if I want to take on the risk... READ MORE

Worried about"empty nose syndrome". How much of the turbinate is normally removed during surgery and how much is too much?

I have had 4 nasal surgeries, and 3 in office radiofrequency coblation procedures. I ended up having nasal valve collapse, and then had that revised 3... READ MORE

Can a Septoplasty Alone Correct Nasal Valve Collapse and Appearance? (photo)

I have been told that I have a significant caudal nasal septal deviation to the left with complete dislocation of all but my most anterior septum off... READ MORE

Does This Sound Like a Left Nasal Valve Collapse?

Had septorhinoplasty preformed 3 months ago, tip was deprojected and dorsal hump was removed. Ive noticed that my breathing is worse on my left side,... READ MORE

Is the Alar nasal valve stent a good alternative for nasal valve problems?

The Alar stent is a fairly new method to solve nasal valve collapse, the method involves adjusting the upper and lower lateral cartilages then relying... READ MORE

I had a rhinoplasty in 2007. I can breath fine during the day but at night have difficulty breathing. Nasal Valve Collapse?

Hi i had a rhinoplasty in 2007 and can breath fine during the day but at night have difficulty breathing as one nostril blocks up. An ent doc said it... READ MORE

Do i have an open roof deformity, inverted v deformity and collapsed nasal valve? (Photo)

Its been7 months post op and I'm starting to see some problems.. my breathing is also a little obstructed. my nose was fairly large and was downsized... READ MORE

Will a Septoplasty Fix my Appearence if Its Dislocated? (photo)

I have been told I have a severe caudal nasal septal deviation with dislocation of the septum off the maxillary crest and the roof sitting at a 45... READ MORE

What else beside Deviated Septum? Nasal Valve Collapse? (photo)

Hey guys! seeing as my nostrils are incredibly uneven and crooked, I think something is wrong, I have trouble breathing through both nostrils,... READ MORE

Dent forming in middle of nose. Is it collapsing? (Photo)

I have noticed my nose is starting to dip in the middle and looks different every day! I' thinkmy right valve has collapsed as when I breathe in this... READ MORE

Do I Have a Nasal Valve Collapse?

It has been 6.5 weeks since my surgery, and I have been having difficulty breathing ever since. When I inhale through my nose, both of my nostrils... READ MORE

How do you know if your Nasal Valve Collapse is bad enough to get surgery.

I had a functional rhinoplasty using grafts about a year ago to correct some breathing issues I was having with my nose. I feel like i was too harsh... READ MORE

Will Sniffing Right After a Rhinoplasty/Septoplasty and Nasal Graft Surgery Create Nasal Valve Collapse?

I got the Rhinoplasty to improve my Nasal Valve Collapse, but yet I am still collapsing sometimes upon inspiration, especially when I work out and I... READ MORE

What is the best cartilage to use for alar batten grafts?

I am considering alar batten surgery to correct the nasal valve collapse in my left nostril, if possible I would rather not have an open procedure... READ MORE

How Can I Fix my Nose Unevenness and Asymmetry? (photo)

My left nostril is indented, and droops lower than my right. I believe I have a collapsed valve on my left too, since manipulating my cheek/nose... READ MORE

I'd like to get your point of view of the problem I'm developing after the septorhinoplasty I had 4 months ago. (Photo)

Hi, My story begins 4 and a half months ago when I got my septorhinoplasty. I had a hump removel, osteotomies, tip plasty and septoplasty. I am pretty... READ MORE

Does Everyone Have Nasal Valve Collapse to an Extant?

My nostrils cave in when I inhale. They did this before I had Rhinoplasty and Nasal Graft surgery to fix this issue and they cave in slightly... READ MORE

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