How is a deviated septum diagnosed? (photo)Ear, Nose & Throat Plastic Surgery
How is a doctor able to tell or diagnose if my septum is deviated? What tests does he need to do?
Hi Xiang Yin
ENT surgeons will do a thorough examination of your nose, including a video nasoendoscopy (nose scope) to asses if you have a deviated septum.
Sometimes, it is obvious like the photo below.
But in many patients, the deviation can only be seen with the video nasoendoscopy that all ENT specialists have in their clinic.