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A septoplasty is performed to correct a deviated septum, alleviating breathing difficulties and reduced airflow of the nasal airway.
Septoplasty may be necessary to correct a deviated septum and alleviate breathing difficulties. Your physician will discuss treatment options and decide if this surgery is recommended.
In general, you may be a good candidate for septoplasty if you:
If you're considering surgery, spend some time reviewing septoplasty benefits and risks and learning about what to expect during recovery. Preparation ahead of time helps patients have reasonable expectations and a smoother recovery.