Septoplasty vs. Rhinoplasty: What Is The Difference?

Septoplasty and rhinoplasty are both nose surgeries. While both can treat medical and cosmetic concerns with the nose, the two procedures are entirely different.  A septoplasty is a surgery that corrects a deviated septum. The septum consists of the bone and cartilage that separates your nostrils. When a septum is deviated, this causes one nostril […]

The Difference Between Cosmetic & Functional Rhinoplasty

When researching rhinoplasty, you may come across terms such as “cosmetic rhinoplasty” or “functional rhinoplasty”. But, what do these terms mean? In short, a functional nose job is one that corrects a nasal structure that hinder breathing or causes other medical problems like sleep apnea or nasal trauma. However, a cosmetic rhinoplasty is a purely […]

No Reason To Fear A Nose Job

A nose job–or rhinoplasty–surgery often elicits fear and anxiety because of the nose’s prominence on our faces. However, rhinoplasty is a fairly routine procedure not worthy of such worries.  For many, rhinoplasty becomes a medical necessity due to a deviated septum, blocked airway, or health conditions, like sleep apnea. In these cases, a nose job […]