Graft + Septoplasty

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How Can I Help Reduce Columella & Tip Swelling Post Rhinoplasty?

While I know the healing process takes months, especially for open procedures such as mine, I would like to know if there is anything I can do to... READ MORE

I blew my nose in sleep 18 hrs after Septoplasty, right side burns, did I damage graft?

18 hours after septoplasty i blew my nose hard in my dream, in my dream the right nostril blew out mucus. I woke up and the right packing had moved... READ MORE

Which is Better, Cadaver or Your Own Cartilage for Nasal Repair? Are There Other Options?

My husband had surgery to get a deviated septum corrected and he ended up with a hole in his septum and the tip of his nose collapsed. READ MORE

Is It Normal for Exercise to Cause a Spreader Graft to Pulsate?

I had a septal cartilage spreader graft inserted into the left side of my nose during a septoplasty. On several occasions I noticed that the graft... READ MORE

When Can I Have Grafts Removed? Causing Complications.

I had my septum done at Kaiser three weeks ago. The doctor was supposed to build up the RIGHT side nostril-tip so I could breathe on that side and... READ MORE

Is taking septum cartilage to implement nasal grafts to improve air flow safe? How safe compared to regular septoplasty? (Photo)

I saw a doctor and she said the issues I have breathing stem from my septum as well as the concavity along my nose. She proposed grafts to reduce the... READ MORE

How long and what is the recovery process?

I am deciding between a septoplasty and a septoplasty with implemented grafts with cartilage taken from my septum to open up my nasal valves. How long... READ MORE

Was curios. What keeps the septum in place in general?

Like grafts are sutured and put into a pocket... what keeps the septum from not being loose. During a septoplasty you remove a lot of septum and... READ MORE

If you had a columella strut would a patient's septum need to be pushed away, or does the strut go into a pocket?

When place a columella strut graft via an open approach is the septum sometimes in the way and a septoplasty is required to put in a columella strut.... READ MORE

I had a Septoplasty along with grafts 5 weeks ago, I'm breathing through the nose but it's not 100%. Any suggestions?

Nasal passages really never opened up and stayed open yet. I notice puffiness on the sides of my nose above the grafts, is this still inflamed? I've... READ MORE

How can I fix uneven nostrils and swelling 18 months after septoplasty? (photo)

18mths post op I have stuffiness, uneven nostrils and a sharp piece of cartilage at the end of the septum sticking out in the right nostril. There is... READ MORE

8 wks post op Septoplasty w/ turbinate reduction & tip graft. How hard would you have to hit to shift the graft? (photos)

Hi I had septoplasty with turbant reduction and a tip graft also put in my nose 8 weeks ago, I have bumped it a few times in my sleep and oddly enough... READ MORE

Is it difficult to shave and remodel graft on my dorsum?

Could you advise me on any complications of Permacol sheet which is laid over my dorsum and down the lateral walls. What is the likelihood of... READ MORE

Had septoplasty & shield graft put in too low. How do I get air?

I'm two months post op & my breathing upon inspiration is a lot worse because the shield graft was put too low. I am only breathing through 1 nostril... READ MORE

I was just curious, I had septoplasty and this a nose tip graft put in and also turbulent reduction... PLEASE HELP! (photo)

My nose tip looks straighter as I have had my nose broken a few times.. but the main concern is the middle of my nose and how it healed after they... READ MORE

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