Tag Archives: deviated septum

11

Oct

October: Breast Cancer and Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Published: October 11, 2011

This month marks two very special observances that seek to both protect and empower women National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is celebrating 25 years of awareness, dedication, and empowerment. Even many pro football players are wearing pink shoes, socks and towels to heighten awareness for this devastating disease.  Breast cancer affects women young and old. … Continue reading October: Breast Cancer and Domestic Violence Awareness Month


18

Jan

Revision Rhinoplasty and Septoplasty in New York

Published: January 18, 2011

I performed nasal reconstruction to restore nasal height to the collapsed nose of a 6 year old boy. He smashed his nose last summer and after attempted urgent removal of a blood clot (hematoma) from his septum he was referred to me for nasal reconstruction. I used the newly FDA approved flexible PDS plate to create a template to rebuild his nasal septum and restore a natural height to his nose.


14

Oct

Rhinoplasty and Facial Fillers in New York

Published: October 14, 2010

At the Fall meeting of the AAFPRS, I picked up a few good pointers on rhinoplasty techniques from a number of my esteemed colleagues such as better rib harvesting techniques and how to get a nose crooked nose straighter.
I also learned the latest in the use of Sculptra. Sculptra is for facial volume enhancement. This product is now injected deeper in the face, right on top of the facial bones to get the best results.


24

Feb

Deviated Septum New York

Published: February 24, 2010

Fixing a deviated septum is usually performed from inside the nose using the endonasal or closed rhinoplasty approach. Since we are operating on adjacent structures, septoplasty is often combined with cosmetic Rhinoplasty. However, since rhinoplasty is a cosmetic procedure, it isn’t covered by medical insurance. For the best results, both functinally and cosmetically you should make sure that your doctor specializes in Septorhinoplasty


16

Feb

Septoplasty New York

Published: February 16, 2010

A deviated septum is when the center dividing wall of the nose is crooked. It can be straightened, improving breathing without any cosmetic change to the nose externally. However, it is frequently adressed in rhinoplasty as well. Failure to recognize a deviated septum in rhinoplasty may lead to breathing difficulties after surgery, so it should be checked first.