Rhinoplasty Vs Septoplasty
Septoplasty is the surgical technique that aims to correct deformities of the nasal septum. The deviation of the nasal septum is the main cause of nasal obstruction, which is the most common symptom and the main reason for consultation for Rhinoplasty in Michigan. It is important to highlight that deviation of the nasal septum also cause epistaxis, sinusitis, obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS), and headache, due to the friction of the nasal septum with structures of the lateral wall of the nasal cavity.
A complete medical evaluation must be carried out before considering the surgical treatment of septum deviation by means of septoplasty; therefore, the evaluation of the patient’s wishes should be included, mainly in relation to the performance of rhinoplasty, and to know precisely the anatomical alterations and functional nasal, through tests such as anterior rhinoscopy, nasal endoscopy, acoustic rhinometry, rhinomanometry and computed tomography of par..