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About Septoplasty

A disfigured septum may be caused due to injuries, or birth defects as few people are born with a disfigured septum. Symptoms of deviated septum include facial pain, frequent nosebleeds, and nasal obstruction, and surgery is the only way to correct a deviated septum. The surgical procedure for correcting the disfigured septum works to straighten the septum, enabling improved airflow through the nose.

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Overview

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Benefits of Septoplasty
  • Improves airflow
  • Enhances sleep quality
  • Reduced snoring
  • Improves breathing
  • Eliminates nasal congestion
Why advanced septoplasty treatment?
  • Minimally invasive procedure
  • Painless procedure
  • Outpatient procedure
  • Faster recovery
  • Fewer chances of risks
  • Minimal blood loss
Why Pristyn Care?
  • Highly experienced ENT surgeons
  • Assistance in insurance approval
  • Advanced medical technology used to provide the treatment
  • Free-follow up consultation
  • Free transportation on the day of the surgery
Prevention of deviated nasal septum
  • Wear a helmet while riding a motorcycle
  • Wear a mid face mask when playing contact sports
  • Wear a seatbelt while driving cars
  • Avoid wearing a tight mask
  • Avoid smoking to minimize breathing issues
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Treatment

Diagnosis

The ENT doctor in Visakhapatnam can diagnose a deviated septum during a physical examination. Usually, bright light and an instrument that can help visualize the nasal septum by opening the nostril (nasal speculum) will help make the correct diagnosis.

Surgery

Well, in order to treat a deviated septum, the only medical treatment is an advanced surgical procedure. The best possible surgical procedure for treating a deviated septum and sleep apnea takes anywhere between 30-90 minutes to complete. However, it depends on the complexity of the condition as well. Any hindrance such as extra pieces of cartilage or bone is removed in the procedure to straighten the septum. The patient may experience improved breathing, improved quality of life, heightened sense of smell and a better facial structure.

Why Pristyn Care?

Delivering Seamless Surgical Experience in India

01.

Pristyn Care is COVID-19 safe

Your safety is taken care of by thermal screening, social distancing, sanitized clinics and hospital rooms, sterilized surgical equipment and mandatory PPE kits during surgery.

02.

Assisted Surgery Experience

A dedicated Care Coordinator assists you throughout the surgery journey from insurance paperwork, to free commute from home to hospital & back and admission-discharge process at the hospital.

03.

Medical Expertise With Technology

Our surgeons spend a lot of time with you to diagnose your condition. You are assisted in all pre-surgery medical diagnostics. We offer advanced laser and laparoscopic surgical treatment. Our procedures are USFDA approved.

04.

Post Surgery Care

We offer free follow-up consultations and instructions including dietary tips as well as exercises to every patient to ensure they have a smooth recovery to their daily routines.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How major is septoplasty?

It is performed to correct a deviated nasal septum. In most cases, they are not cosmetic, instead, addresses functional issues including obstructions to airflow through the nostrils. It hardly takes 30-90 minutes to perform & considered as minor cosmetic surgery.

Can a deviated septum get worse over time?

The situation may get worse when you have a cold or allergy which makes your nasal passages become swollen and narrower.

How much sleep is required after the advanced treatment?

The night of surgery and one night after, a patient needs to keep the head elevated with extra pillows. If a patient has packing material and splints in the nose, ensure they stay in place. The time of sleep should remain as per normal routine.

Will I get a medical claim at Pristyn Care in Visakhapatnam for deviated septum surgery?

Yes, Pristyn Care team in Visakhapatnam accepts all insurances in Visakhapatnam. If a patient takes reconstructive surgery for the nasal septum and has any insurance, he or she will not have to make any payment for the treatment at Pristyn Care ENT Clinic in Visakhapatnam.

Who is the best ENT doctor near me for septoplasty?

Pristyn Care ENT doctors are some of the finest and well-experienced experts in fixing deviated septum. There are 30 plus clinics across visakhapatnam which makes us one of the most easily accessible centers for advanced and latest treatment for a deviated nasal septum. Get in touch with our medical coordinator and book your appointment with the best ENT specialist near you.

Is septoplasty surgery successful?

With the help of advanced and latest medical technologies, the surgical procedure to reconstruct a deviated septum has become minimally invasive as compared to traditional methods. In addition, the average success rate of modern septoplasty treatment is 80%-90%. The success rate also depends on the severity of the deviation in the nasal septum and the expertise of the septoplasty surgeon.

What is the procedure of deviated septum diagnosis?

Consult a well-experienced ENT doctor for a proper diagnosis of a deviated nasal septum. The diagnosis includes a physical examination where the doctor would use a speculum to widen the nostrils to check the severity of the deviation in the nasal septum. The doctor may also use a bright light to see inside of the nostrils to check the unevenness of the nasal passage. To detect the root cause and to provide the best-suited treatment, the doctor could recommend a few diagnostic tests such as endoscopy, X-ray, CT scan, or MRI scan.

Can a deviated septum cure on its own?

No. A deviated nasal septum can not get cured on its own because it is made of bone and cartilage. The only way to fix or straighten the deviated bone present in the nose is a surgical procedure called septoplasty.

Can I drink alcohol post septoplasty treatment?

No. It is highly advisable not to consume alcohol for at least ten days post septoplasty surgery. Consumption of alcohol during recovery duration may compromise your healing process. However, it is always better to speak to your ENT doctor before drinking alcohol post septoplasty treatment.

Is deviated septum genetic?

Yes. There are chances that a deviated septum can be genetic and may pass on to the coming generation. However, the possibilities of the genetic deviated nasal septum are lesser as compared to a deviation that occurs because of an injury during childbirth.

Can I live with a deviated nasal septum?

Sometimes, yes. You can live with a deviated nasal septum if it is not bothering you or causing any problems. However, leaving the deviated septum untreated will make you prone to the symptoms that can occur due to a deviated septum such as infection, breathing issues, nasal congestion, etc. Therefore, it is always a better option to consult an ENT specialist or rhinologist to get a thorough diagnosis along with a proper treatment.

Is septoplasty surgery expensive?

People generally get confused between septoplasty and rhinoplasty as both are performed on the nose. However, septoplasty surgery costs way lesser as compared to rhinoplasty and it is done to improve the breathing quality. Septoplasty surgery is not expensive. However, get in touch with Pristyn Care in visakhapatnam to get a better understanding regarding the final amount of the septoplasty procedure.

What is the difference between septoplasty and rhinoplasty?

There is a significant difference between septoplasty and rhinoplasty surgeries. However, both are done on the nose but have different purposes. Septoplasty is performed to restore the normal functioning of the nose while improving the breathing quality. On the other hand, rhinoplasty is suggested to enhance the aesthetics of the nose by correcting and aligning it with other facial features.

Does the shape of the nose become different after septoplasty surgery?

No. The shape of the nose does not change post septoplasty treatment because the surgery is performed inside the nose through a closed procedure where the doctor reconstructs the bone to fix the deviation in the nasal septum. It either happens through a minimally invasive technique or with the help of an endoscope. However, in rare cases, if the deviation in the nasal septum is extreme or the deviation occurred due to trauma, there are chances the change in the shape of the nose is noticeable.

Most Advanced Septoplasty Surgery for Breathing Problems in Visakhapatnam

Septoplasty is a modern treatment, an advanced technique to reduce the size of the septum, treat crooked, bent, or deformed nasal septum that blocks the airway in the nose. The treatment is available at Pristyn Care clinic. The most common reason to undergo septoplasty in Visakhapatnam is a deviated septum. But, it also heals several nose infections, helps smooth nasal flow, nose bleeds, and sinus. Besides, the need for septoplasty has risen as people misdiagnose sinus for cold. You can consult with the best ENT Specialists in Visakhapatnam if you are facing any problem or condition related to the nose or nasal passage.

At Pristyn Care, you can easily schedule an appointment with the best ENT doctor in Visakhapatnam for you. Anyone can suffer from the issue of the nose. As there are a high number of cases, the need for quality treatment is high too. There are many cases in patients as they don’t even know the real problem until they are diagnosed by an ENT doctor in Visakhapatnam. You should go to treatment as soon as possible. If you delay the treatment, then it will cause long term effects for the patient. You can go to the Pristyn Care clinic in Visakhapatnam for the best treatment for the problem in your nose. The clinics present you with all the solutions and the treatment is also done with much ease.

Visit Pristyn Care ENT Clinic in Visakhapatnam for best Septoplasty treatment

People who are either residents or live in Visakhapatnam for business, breathe polluted air every day. If you feel that you have similar problems, or feel an obstruction in the nasal passage, make an appointment with the best ENT doctors in Visakhapatnam. We take care of & heal our patients with the most advanced technological procedures and high-precision equipment. The treatments provided at Pristyn Care clinic in Visakhapatnam are painless and do not leave any scar. Visit Pristyn Care now for a seamless surgical experience.

What happens during septoplasty operation?

The reconstruction of the deviated nasal septum may take 40-60 minutes. This is the average duration of the septoplasty procedure which may differ depending on the various factors. The whole surgical procedure may take less than two hours. There are the following things that you can expect during the septoplasty procedure:

  • A loose garment is given to wear before the septoplasty operation, which will be easy to change post-surgery
  • . The anesthetist will give local or general anesthesia depending on the type of technique used for the septoplasty procedure.
  • You will get unconscious within a few minutes under the effect of anesthesia. The doctor will perform septoplasty while making incisions to access the nasal septum to correct the deviation.
  • The doctor will alter the bone and cartilage to straighten the deviated nasal septum.
  • After straightening the nasal septum, the doctor will close the incisions with absorbable sutures.
  • The doctor will put nasal packing in the nostrils to absorb bleeding and nasal fluids.

Post-Septoplasty Operation Care

Septoplasty surgery could take 2-3 weeks to recover. In addition, you may notice swelling, bruise, or redness post-surgical procedure, which may subside with the medication prescribed by your ENT doctor, and you can resume your daily routine within 3-4 days. However, the complete recovery may take 1-2 months with significant results.

There are some tips to follow which may help you heal faster and have a smoother recovery duration:

  • Use extra pillows while sleeping to elevate your head.
  • Do not blow your nose, as it can put excessive pressure on the surgical region.
  • Try avoiding sneezing with your mouth closed.
  • Always clean the surgical site with a washcloth without putting any pressure to avoid infection.
  • Eat protein-rich food items to promote the healing process.
  • Avoid eating solid food as much as you can for at least a week post-surgery to eliminate the possibility of any risk and complication.
  • Try and enhance your meals with fiber-rich foods to avoid constipation.
  • Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids.

Are there any non-surgical methods to fix a deviated nasal septum?

The non-surgical treatments mostly manage the symptoms but may not fix the actual condition of deviated septum. Therefore, medication can not straighten the shape of the nasal septum. However, a few of the options your doctor can prescribe to get relief from symptoms:

  • Antihistamines- This medicine is advised to prevent allergy symptoms and inflammation in the insides of the nostrils caused due to a deviated septum. The most common symptoms antihistamines help are a runny nose, sneezing, or itching in the nose.
  • Nasal steroid sprays- The doctor can prescribe nasal steroid spray to manage inflammation that occurs on the tissue lining in the insides of the nostrils because of dryness. It is advised not to take such nasal sprays from over the counter. Always consult the doctor while using nasal steroid sprays as the course may take 2-3 weeks.
  • Decongestants- The obstruction caused due to nasal septum deviation can be managed by using decongestants nasal sprays to minimize the swelling. Using decongestants can improve the nasal airflow while removing the congestion. However, overuse of decongestants can make the condition worse in due course and could increase dependency.

Are there any potential risks and complications involved in septoplasty surgery?

Like any other surgeries in septoplasty as well, there are fewer chances of potential risks which may occur post-surgery:

  • Bleeding- Because of the surgery, you may notice bleeding from the nose mixed with mucous. In a few cases, the nose may bleed for 2-3 days. However, the doctor always puts the nasal packing to absorb fluid that drains from the nose.
  • Infection- At times, because of the nasal fluid that flows post-surgery, the patient gets exposed to infections and may need to visit a doctor to show the surgical site.
  • Perforation in septum- In rare cases, the patient may suffer from a tear or hole in the nasal septum because of sutures made during the surgical procedure.
  • Reduced sense of smell- You may experience discomfort while breathing, which can also affect your sense of smell during recovery duration. This usually gets better in due course once the patient is completely recovered.
  • Blood clots- You may experience blood clots post-surgery. The doctor may advise draining them in the next visit after removing the nasal packing.
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