Many of my Houston rhinoplasty patients who present with a crooked nose may also have a deviated septum. One question many patients have is whether septoplasty for a deviated septum will correct their crooked nose. The simple answer here is no. A septoplasty will not straighten a crooked nose just as straightening a crooked nose will not fix a deviated septum. However, frequently, septoplasty is necessary in order to correct a crooked nose. Septoplasty can be covered by insurance but correcting a chronically crooked nose is considered cosmetic rhinoplasty and not covered by insurance.
Dr. Funk is a top rhinoplasty surgeon in Houston Texas.