Nasal Bone Correction

Nasal bone correction is done to correct or straighten a crooked nose. The deviated nasal septum is of cosmetic concern and also hinders nasal airflow. It is also known as septoplasty and involves reshaping, trimming, repositioning, and replacing the nasal septal cartilage and bone. Septoplasty carries the risk of nasal bleeding, septal hole, nasal obstruction, decreased smell sensation, etc. Mostly the procedure is done under general anesthesia but, mild corrections are corrected under local anesthesia.

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Is it possible to avoid surgery in case of a nose block and enlarged nasal bone in my friend?

Query: Hi doctor, My friend has been diagnosed with acute sinusitis. He underwent CT scan of the sinuses and was recommended surgery due to blocked nose and enlargement of the nasal bone. Please recommend if surgery can be avoided. I have attached his CT scan report.  Read Full »

Dr. Divakara P

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for posting your query. I have seen the attached reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Surgery is not absolutely essential. A three weeks course of antibiotics along with nasal decongestants can be tried. Based on the relief from symptoms, the f...  Read Full »

How to manage a prominent nasal tip?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having a prominent nasal tip and is dominating my facial features.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from a predominant nose tip dominating your facial features. According to the pictures provided here, you are suffering from a prominent nasal tip is due to thick ...  Read Full »

How is a nose bone injury treated?

Query: Hi doctor, My nephew is 3 and a half years old. He fell from the bed and hurt his nose around 7 or 8 months back. Now, as the doctors have said, his bone there is moving in the wrong direction, that is towards inside. What is the best course of action for him? Should he go under the knife? I am ple...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hi, Welcome to  Read Full »

Does my nose look really big?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 18 years years old and just wondering if my nose is average or actually big.  Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya Narayankutty

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen the picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Firstly, I would like to assure you that you are just perfect and nothing needs to be done cosmetically. Secondly, if the structure of your nose is causing you any physical ill health, you ne...  Read Full »

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