Nose Job Profile Image

Nose Job

This is an excellent question, but the answer may take a while and be a bit technical so please bear with me: Firstly, let's start with anatomy. The septum is the major structure that gives our nose its shape and size. It's primary function is as the skeleton for the nose. This e...
25 Jun 2019
There is an extremely small, theoretical risk of permanently losing your sense of smell, although I have not personally encountered such a case before. Indeed, understanding the anatomy and physiology of the sense of smell, it would more likely than not, improve it. That said, y...
25 Jun 2019
One way to approach this question is to weigh the pros vs cons: Pros - Generally, septorhinoplasty, even with a rib harvest, is considered a very safe procedure. - You get to breathe better! - Correct Obstructive Sleep Apnoea: A deviated septum can occasionally cause ...
25 Jun 2019
It depends. You can certainly do a threadlift, but it may or may not be complicated. There are a few questions that needs to be answered: what is it you are trying to correct with the threadlift that your autologous rhinoplasty did not address (bridge? tip?) what has bee...
25 Jun 2019
Dr Terence Goh
"Plastic Surgeon at AZATACA Plastic Surgery"
(15 Reviews)
Thank you for your question. This is a rather technical question and it depends on what the initial problem is and what is done during the surgery. Nonetheless, this is a good question and I’m glad more patients are now able to appreciate the different techniques and the impli...
26 Mar 2019
Septoplasty surgery is usually done after 16 to 18 years of age, when the facial structures are fully grown. It is a surgery to correct the central nose bone structure that divides the 2 halves of the nose. The internal deviations of the nasal bone may or may not be accompanied by e...
22 Feb 2019
Dr Terence Goh
"Plastic Surgeon at AZATACA Plastic Surgery"
(15 Reviews)
I completely understand the consideration of costs and as consumers in this era of connectivity, it is so much easier to search online, compare prices and look for something that is more "cost-effective". Certainly the old adage “you get what you pay for” still holds tru...
6 Feb 2019
Dr Terence Goh
"Plastic Surgeon at AZATACA Plastic Surgery"
(15 Reviews)
Thanks for your question. This is a commonly asked question and I would like to break it down into : Pre-Surgery Consult, Surgery and Post-Surgery Recovery. Pre-Surgery Consultation 1. It is important to know why you are going for a rhinoplasty and what changes you want to a...
30 Jan 2019
A septoplasty alone to address a deviated nasal septum is not meant to change the shape and appearance of your nose, the aim is to improve the breathing and nasal obstruction. As such there will be no change in your appearance post-operatively, unless there has been excessive rem...
28 Jan 2019
Thank your for your interesting question. A saddle nose gets it's name from the shape that it forms, it looks a bit like a saddle with a depression in the middle. There are many causes of a saddle nose, but the underlying cause is loss of support of the dorsum of the nose. Basically the internal c...
28 Jan 2019
Not the question you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged Ear, Nose & Throat Plastic Surgery or ask your own question now FOR FREE.

TOPIC STATS

MOST VIEWED DOCTORS

Consult Doctors. FREE.
Real Doctors, Expert Answers
Connect with Facebook Connect with Google For Doctors
By creating an account, you are indicating that you have read and accepted the DoctorxDentist Terms of Use.
Consult Doctors. FREE.
Real Doctors, Expert Answers
By creating an account, you are indicating that you have read and accepted the DoctorxDentist Terms of Use.
Registration Progress
Step 1: Indicate Topics of Interests
Step 2: Follow Relevant Doctors
Complete!
What are your interests?
Please select at least 3 interests.
NEXT
NEXT
Registration Progress
Step 1: Indicate Topics of doctors
Step 2: Follow Relevant Doctors
Complete!
Follow your favourite doctors
We found some doctors you may like. Click continue to follow them.
CONTINUE
CONTINUE
Consult Doctors. FREE.
Real Doctors, Expert Answers
Continue with Facebook Continue with Google

or

Disclaimer: Any answers provided are for general informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor immediately. Always seek the advice of your doctor before starting or changing treatment.

Continue with Facebook Continue with Google

Disclaimer: Any answers provided are for general informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor immediately. Always seek the advice of your doctor before starting or changing treatment.

YOUR QUESTION HAS BEEN

SUCCESSFULLY SUBMITTED.

YOUR QUESTION

HAS BEEN

SUCCESSFULLY

SUBMITTED.

YOUR ANSWER HAS BEEN

SUCCESSFULLY SUBMITTED.

YOUR ANSWER

HAS BEEN

SUCCESSFULLY

SUBMITTED.

YOUR QUOTE REQUEST HAS BEEN

SUCCESSFULLY SUBMITTED.

OUR DOCTORS WILL GET BACK TO YOU SHORTLY!

YOUR QUOTE REQUEST

HAS BEEN

SUCCESSFULLY

SUBMITTED.

OUR DOCTORS WILL GET

BACK TO YOU SHORTLY!

YOUR THREAD HAS BEEN

SUCCESSFULLY CREATED.

HEAD OVER TO FORUM PAGE NOW

TO JOIN THE DISCUSSION

YOUR THREAD

HAS BEEN

SUCCESSFULLY

CREATED.

HEAD OVER TO THE FORUM PAGE NOW

TO JOIN THE DISCUSSION!

YOUR REVIEW HAS BEEN

SUCCESSFULLY SUBMITTED.

THANK YOU.

YOUR REVIEW

HAS BEEN

SUCCESSFULLY

SUBMITTED.

THANK YOU.

YOUR EMAIL HAS BEEN

SUCCESSFULLY SUBSCRIBED.

THANK YOU.

YOUR EMAIL

HAS BEEN

SUCCESSFULLY

SUBSCRIBED.

THANK YOU.

YOUR CONSULTATION HAS BEEN

SUCCESSFULLY SUBMITTED.

OUR DOCTORS WILL

GET BACK TO YOU SHORTLY.

YOUR CONSULTATION

HAS BEEN

SUCCESSFULLY

SUBMITTED.

OUR DOCTORS

WILL GET

TO YOU

SHORTLY.

MESSAGES TO