It is a common belief in the beauty world that a person who is gifted with aquiline nose has the most beautiful nose that looks very prominent amongst all his features. Prominent or flat, nose is our vital organ and apart from its contribution in making us look beautiful it is also responsible for carrying out the important function of exhaling and inhaling. But at times due to accidents or genetic conditions, the septum that divides our nose into two nostrils, becomes crooked. So as to rectify this problem deviated septum surgery is carried out. Read more at YourGuidetoPlasticSurgery.com
Surprisingly most of the people have some amount of distortion in the septum which rarely divides the nose into two equal halves. But as long as the unequal distribution does not cause any serious symptoms, there is no need to opt for the surgery. So, when is the felt? When the abnormal symptoms such as insomnia, sleep apnea, dripping of blood from the nose, snoring etc. start troubling the patient deviated septum surgery becomes inevitable. In case of crooked septum, inhaling or exhaling through nose becomes impossible and the person starts breathing from the mouth due to which the problem of snoring starts. Frequently occurring sinus infection is also an indication of distorted septum problem. In all these conditions the surgery has to be performed. Prior to the endoscopy is performed during which a thin piece of filament is introduced near the mucus membrane that covers the septum. This gives the surgeon clear cut idea about the extent of deviation in the septum.
The treatment is an outpatient one and hence immediately or after couple of hours after the deviated septum surgery has been performed, the patient can go home. But it is important that he is accompanied by an escort because as the anesthesia given during the surgery starts wearing off, the patient can feel some amount of grogginess or pain at the operated site. Although the procedure is not a heavy surgical process, post operative measures as indicated by the doctor should necessarily be followed.