Asian Rhinoplasty Before & After Case 1
Septorhinoplasty is an effective way to improve breathing for somebody with a deviated septum and/or collapse of the internal nasal valve.
A good test for the internal nasal valve is to gently pull towards the side the skin of the nose, or try a nasal breathing strip. If breathing noticeably improves, then use of spreader grafts and tensioning of the cartilage in the area is likely to help.
A deviated septum is often visible by feel or touch, but occasionally a CT scan is helpful for the deeper parts of the septum that are not as easily seen.
Here, a small dorsal hump and drooping tip were also improved during the same procedure.
He is seen here at 1 month. Swelling will continue to improve over 9-12 months.