Everything You Need To Know About Rhinoplasty And Septoplasty In New Orleans

October 5, 2021

Getting a nose job has been something common these days and there are a ton of Rhinoplasty surgeons in New Orleans that you could go to for inquiry about it if you are interested. Other people do not know where to start, and because of that, a lot of people are intimidated but you do not have to be. So, here is everything you need to know about rhinoplasty and septoplasty in New Orleans.

Rhinoplasty is a type of surgery that could change the shape of your nose. People want to get rhinoplasty to change the appearance of the nose, improve their breathing, or both. It could change the bone, skin, cartilage, or all three.

Septoplasty, on the other hand, is a type of surgical procedure that could straighten the bone and cartilage that is dividing the space between both of your nostrils (also known as the septum). Breathing through your nose could be hard when you have a deviated septum and it could then increase the risk of sinus infections, because of the poor drainage.

There are some procedures where people get both and they may get it for different reasons. Having all of these procedures would not necessarily be a bad thing, in fact, there are a lot of benefits that you could harvest when you take these procedures. Here are just some of it:

Benefits of Septoplasty Surgery

  • Fewer Sinus Infections
  • Improved Breathing
  • Improves Senses
  • Better Sleep Quality

Benefits of Rhinoplasty Surgery

  • Enhances the balance and the harmony between other facial features
  • Has a positive effect on your overall facial aesthetic
  • Improves your breathing
  • Corrects your problems that are associated with a deviated septum
  • Reduce the nasal tip
  • Reduces the bridge
  • Increases or decreases the size of your nose
  • It could give your nostrils a new shape

Which Is Better: Septoplasty or Rhinoplasty?

Rhinoplasty and septoplasty are both surgical procedures that involve the nose but to answer the question on which procedure is better, then the answer is, it depends on what you need and what you are going for.

Rhinoplasty focuses and prioritizes the outside and the aesthetic appearance of your nose, while Septoplasty is the procedure that deals with the structural issues that are inside of your nose, including issues in breathing. Both of the surgeries combined could optimize both form and function of your nose in the future.

Can you have septoplasty and rhinoplasty together?

Yes, you could actually get Rhinoplasty and Septoplasty together, a combination of both of the procedures is actually called Septorhinoplasty. Depending on the situation, some surgeons would often recommend it if they know that you are planning on getting both of the surgeries at some point.

What are the benefits of getting both of the procedures done?

  • Recovery
  • Costs
  • Convenience
  • Safety

How much does a septoplasty and rhinoplasty cost in New Orleans?

The price of septoplasty could cost you about $50 to $18,000. But it is suggested that any person who wants to undergo any of this procedure visit the surgeon to know the costs.

Costs may include:

  •  Prescription for medication
  • Surgeon’s fee
  • Medical tests
  • Hospital facility costs
  • Surgical facility costs
  • Anesthesia fees
  • Post-surgery garments

Getting your procedures could be intimidating and nerve-wrecking, but there is nothing to be afraid of. A typical procedure of rhinoplasty and septoplasty in New Orleans would only take about 30 to 90 minutes to complete, depending on severity of your condition but you are going to be either on local or general anesthesia, so you will not even notice time passing by. Do not be afraid to ask your surgeon on what to expect and how to prepare for the whole procedure, they would gladly give you a run down.

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Andi Perullo de Ledesma

I am Andi Perullo de Ledesma, a Chinese Medicine Doctor and Travel Photojournalist in Charlotte, NC. I am also wife to Lucas and mother to Joaquín. Follow us as we explore life and the world one beautiful adventure at a time.

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