Rhinoplasty is a procedure done to reshape the external appearance of th nose whereas a septoplasty is done to shape the septum which is typically done for breathing. Sometimes you will hear “septorhinoplasty” which is where both are done simultaneously. SLUCare Facial Plastic and reconstructive Surgeon Dr. Collin Chen shows septoplasty and rhinoplasty before and after photos as well as the benefits and recovery time. More information online at www.slucare.edu/cosmetic
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