Does rhinoplasty help snoring?

Rhinoplasty or nose job surgery is typically performed to enhance the cosmetic aspects of the nose. However, it is quite common to perform septoplasty for a deviated septum or turbinate reduction for enlarged turbinates at the same time as rhinoplasty. In this case, rhinoplasty can help snoring.

Snoring…

Can rhinoplasty be done with local anesthesia?

Rhinoplasty is a complex operation to reshape the nose and improve breathing if necessary. The nose is a very sensitive area of the face with lots of pain receptors. In addition, the nose is very vascular and can bleed quite a bit. When you are laying down, that blood can run into your throat…

Should I have Revision Rhinoplasty?

Although recovery from rhinoplasty is typically not painful, it can be uncomfortable. Nose job surgery is not the type of surgery you want to have a second time. I always tell my revision rhinoplasty consultations that it takes a lot of courage to come back into the office…

Is rhinoplasty covered by insurance?

Rhinoplasty is considered cosmetic surgery and is therefore not covered by insurance. However, if you have breathing issues due to a deviated nasal septum, valve collapse, or turbinate hypertrophy, a portion of your nose surgery may be covered by insurance.

Utilizing your insurance…