Extracorporeal Septo Rhinoplasty for Crooked Nose

Extracorporeal Septo Rhinoplasty for Crooked Nose

Every portion of the nose plays an important role in the functioning of the nose. The nasal septum fulfils this role by lending its role in the function and shape of the nose. In case of deviated septum, the appearance of the nose becomes deviated. Septal correction is used in these cases to correct the deviation. This process of correcting septal deviation is known as septoplasty. There are various techniques that are used in septum correction; these include bony batten grafting, septal extension grafting, cutting and suture techniques. However, these methods are only very effective in patients with deviated noses. However, in some cases, the deviation could be too much for normal septoplasty to handle it and therefore the process of Extracorporeal Septo Rhinoplasty is used for severely deviated septum. Too deviated septum not only causes a cosmetic deformity, but can lead to many functional difficulties like problem in breathing too. Crooked nose, because of severely deviated septum, can be caused because of trauma especially sports injuries and accidents to the nose, previous surgeries that weakens the dorsal septum and congenital dysfunction. This can lead to the blockage of one or both airways.

Extracorporeal Septo Rhinoplasty for Crooked Nose

Extreme deviations in the septum are very difficult to correct and simple septoplasty fails to fit the bill. Extracorporeal septoplasty was first suggested by Gubisch in the year 1995. Since then this approach has been studied and practiced extensively. According to Gubisch, the effective way of treating the deviated septum is to remove it completely and straighten it on the outside and then place it inside the nose. The fixation is done by drilling a hole in the nasal bones and nasal spine and then suturing the newly modified septum inside the nose. This is a highly specialized technique and requires a lot of training therefore for Extracorporeal Septo Rhinoplasty for Crooked Nose, you should only go to a highly trained surgeon.

A trained surgeon is very important, because of the weakening of the dorsal septum can make it difficult to make sure that the septum is stabilized and further problems like saddle nose, more deviation, and irregular appearance under the thick skin of the upper portion of the nose. Extracorporeal Septo Rhinoplasty for Crooked Nose is a complex Rhinoplasty and spreader grafts are generally used for stabilization of the nasal valve.

Complex Rhinoplasty like the Extracorporeal Septo Rhinoplasty for Crooked Nose has to be carefully planned by the surgeon. Many other deformities like the saddle nose, nasal hump, and tip correction can also be corrected at the same time. Various techniques are used along with the extracorporeal septoplasty are used to make sure that the aesthetic appearance of the nose is also preserved. The surgeon will therefore observe you physical for the extent of deviation. Methods like nasal endoscopy, x rays and CT scans are used to get a clearer picture. Details of the previous surgeries, how the trauma occurred and present medical condition are also kept in mind.

The complex Rhinoplasty for Extracorporeal Septo Rhinoplasty for Crooked Nose is generally done under local anaesthesia and an open approach is preferred. The septal cartilage is taken out but the dorsal strip is not touched. Then using wedge excisions, cartilage splinting, spreader and batten grafting are using to construct a strong and straight nasal septum. Any other changes that are to be made are done at this stage. The septum is then fixed back inside the nose and suturing is used to provide extra stability.

Extracorporeal Septo Rhinoplasty for Crooked Nose is an excellent complex Rhinoplasty technique to correct the persistent and previously unresolved nasal obstruction that can be caused because of severely deviated septum. With the extracorporeal septoplasty technique, the aesthetic results that are achieved are much better than normal septoplasty and rhinoplasty combination.

How much does it crooked nose Surgery cost in India?

Correction of crooked nose is also popularly known as rhinoplasty or the nose job is a cosmetic surgery to correct the functional and structural defects of the nose. The surgery reshapes and improves the appearance of the nose. Crooked nose surgery requires great expertise and therefore only qualified and experienced rhinoplasty surgeons can do this. Rhinoplasty can make the nose bigger, smaller, straighter or thinner or pointer or flatter depending on the rest of the facial features. Crooked nose surgery can also correct the deviated septum which is the common culprit behind many breathing problems.

Crooked nose surgery cost in India is mainly dependent on the type of surgery selected. A crooked nose for the deviated septum is an invasive surgery and can be done in closed or open technique. This choice will depend on the surgeon.  Other factors that influence the overall cost of crooked nose surgery in India include

  • Surgeon’s experience
  • Location of the clinic
  • Extent of the procedure
  • Post-surgical care such as the nasal splint, medications etc.
  • Review procedures
  • Type of crooked nose surgery
  • Types of implants used and amount of correction needed.

The rhinoplasty cost for a deviated septum is different from the cost of correcting a droopy tip. The recovery time is different between the two too. Some crooked nose surgeries like the deviated septum correction are covered by insurance but cosmetic nose jobs are not covered by health insurance. Therefore, make sure that you check your insurance coverage plan before crooked nose surgery.  the expertise of the rhinoplasty surgeon should be the prime consideration and not the cost of crooked nose surgery in India.

Extracorporeal Septo Rhinoplasty Before After Photos, See the Patient Results-

Frequently Asked Questions for Extracorporeal Septo Rhinoplasty for Crooked Nose –

Question 1: What surgery fixes a crooked nose?

Bone, cartilage, and skin can all be changed in shape or location during rhinoplasty. The goal of this kind of nose surgery is to alter the nose’s appearance, including its size, shape, or proportions. According to research, rhinoplasty is a very effective way to correct a crooked nose.

Question 2: Do crooked noses get worse?

You can actually have a deviated septum and not even be aware of it till you’re older. This is due to the possibility of this condition getting worse as you age and your nasal structures change. Just like other parts of your body, your nose changes. Over time, the nasal cartilage may soften, deteriorate, and fracture.

Question 3: Is crooked nose genetic?

The crooked nose, which is frequently the result of a childhood injury, can also happen as a result of prior nasal surgery. Additionally, it could be congenital or inherited. In other words, it’s something that some people are just born with to make up for an asymmetrical face.

Reference Link –

  1. https://www.healthline.com/health/crooked-nose#:~:text=Septoplasty%20helps%20to%20straighten%20your,caused%20by%20a%20deviated%20septum.
  2. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4575678/
  3. https://www.liebertpub.com/full/doi/10.1001/jamafacial.2014.387

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Dr. Debraj Shome – Founder, The Esthetic Clinics, is a top facial plastic surgeon. Dr. Shome is currently a Consultant at the best Mumbai hospitals like Saifee Hospital, Breach Candy Hospital, Nanavati Hospital & Apollo Spectra Hospital in Mumbai, India. He has 40+ research papers in the best international journals, numerous presentations at conferences & many awards such as “Best Plastic Surgeon in Mumbai”, “Best Plastic Surgeon in India”, Best Cosmetic Surgeon in India”, “Best Cosmetic Surgeon in Mumbai”, “Breakthrough Innovator in Facial Plastic Surgery” etc. A celebrity plastic surgeon, Dr. Shome believes plastic, reconstructive & cosmetic face surgery can allow you to lead a more fulfilled life….Read more

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