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Rhinoplasty

Nose Surgery

Rhinoplasty, sometimes referred to as a "nose job" or "nose reshaping" by patients, enhances facial harmony and the proportions of your nose. It can also correct impaired breathing caused by structural defects in the nose.

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Rhinoplasty words to know

Cartilage

Connective tissue that forms the structure of the nose.

Columella

The narrow strip of tissue that separates the nostrils.

Deviated septum

Cartilage that separates the nostrils is misaligned which may cause partial nasal airway obstruction.

General anesthesia

Drugs and/or gases used during an operation to relieve pain and alter consciousness.

Intravenous sedation

Sedatives administered by injection into a vein to help you relax.

Local anesthesia

A drug injected directly to the site of an incision during an operation to relieve pain.

Rhinoplasty

Surgery to reshape the nose.



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