Posts With Category: ‘Deviated Septum’
Correcting a Deviated Septum
Our noses have many parts that we know little about. So, when we hear about a procedure such as a septoplasty, we return a blank look. Uh, what? When a patient has a deviated septum that means the partition between their nostrils has issues and surgery is necessary to correct it — septoplasty. Dr. Volpi […]Read More
What is a Septoplasty?
A septoplasty is a surgery that’s performed to correct a deviated (crooked) septum. This wall of bone and cartilage divides your nasal passages into two nostrils, and when it’s severely crooked or off-center, it can cause problems such as nasal blockages and congestion, nasal discharge, and postnasal drip (the sensation of mucus dripping down the […]Read More