The rhinoplasty or nose job is one of the top three most popular cosmetic procedures. One of the reasons for this is that it is one of the few procedures that can be done for medically necessary reasons as well as for cosmetic reasons. A nose job can make a nose that has been misshapen from birth more pleasing to the eye or can make the nose more functional for everyday life.
Rhinoplasty As A Treatment Procedure
One of the main reasons for a medically-necessary rhinoplasty is for a deviated septum. Millions of people have deviated septums, but not all of these people experience problems. A septoplasty repairs this deviation and may be combined with a rhinoplasty. It can significantly help people breathe and sleep easier.
Because the nose sticks out of the face, it is often one of the first body parts to be injured accidentally. If a broken nose heals incorrectly, a rhinoplasty must be used to re-straighten the nose. Significant burns to the face may also necessitate rhinoplasties.
A rhinoplasty can open up the nasal passages to help get more air into the lungs. When these passages are open, there is often less noise with breathing, especially when one is asleep. This can translate into better sleep, improved mental endurance and better sleep for one’s partner.