Deviated Nose Correction For Achieving A Perfect Nose

What is a Deviated nose?

A deviated nose is a type of disorder that occurs where the bone that divides the nose into two equal parts is not straight or crooked. It can happen due to many reasons such as birth defect or trauma to the nose.


Normal Nose VS Deviated Nose


Problems of deviated nose:

There are some problems that can cause medical complications in case of a deviated nose. They are as follow:

  • Breathing problems
  • Repeated sinus infection
  • Nasal congestion
  • Nose Bleed
  • Headache
  • Snoring
  • Sleep Apnea


If the problems are not very severe, it can be treated with medication but sometimes it might need surgery if the problems continue to persist.

Deviated nose correction:

Deviates nose surgery is done in an open method. Doctor will make an incision along the nose to open the crooked septum and cut the crooked portions of the bone and remove it to straighten the septum and closing the wound with suture. The procedure may take 30 minutes to 90 minutes depending on how complicated your case is.


Recovery after surgery

The recovery after surgery is not very painful. You may feel some pain for a few days after surgery but doctor will give you some pain medication and a few instructions to follow. If you maintain them you should make a full recovery very quickly.

The total recovery takes approximately 7-10 days with stitches removal. Swelling should go down in 5 days. For some people might take a few more days to recover. Depending on person to person it may vary. Doctor might suggest you antibiotics to make sure you do not have infection.


Signs of infection to look for:

In spite of strictly maintaining sterile environment and precautions some people might get infection. If proper steps taken on time full recovery is possible. Contact hospital immediately if following things happen.

  • You have increased breathing problem after surgery
  • Swelling that is increasing
  • Bleeding, redness and rashes around stitches.
  • Pus draining from stitches area
  • Increased pain and fever despite medication.


Before And After


Before and After Surgery


Before and After Surgery