A septoplasty is a procedure that is designed to straighten the middle wall of the nose and give a person a better nasal airway. Patients should always look for a board-certified ENT or Houston facial plastic surgeon and be evaluated for nasal breathing problems like obstruction allergy or snoring. Once it is determined that they need a septoplasty, your surgeon will talk with you about risks benefits of the procedure and then go over management of the post-op period including healing and long-term outcomes. In general, a simple septoplasty should not really change the outward appearance of the nose…

Dr. Cilento is a Houston plastic surgeon and performs Houston plastic surgery in Houston, Conroe, and The Woodlands.