Septoplasty vs. Rhinoplasty: What's the difference?

Dr. Klausner is quoted in the following paragraph:

What Is Rhinoplasty?

The most well-known form of nasal surgery, rhinoplasty (a.k.a. nose job) is a surgical procedure that alters the external shape of the nose. Rhinoplasty is “always associated with external contour irregularities,” says Lee Ann Klausner, M.D., a double board certified facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon in NYC. An accident or breakage caused by trauma to the nose or simply aesthetic preference about how a patient wants their nose to look, may be cause for a rhinoplasty. There’s also a procedure known as a ‘revision rhinoplasty,’ which is a secondary surgery that corrects a previous, unsatisfactory attempt. Since rhinoplasty is a cosmetic procedure, it will most likely not be covered by health insurance. Click here to read the whole article.

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