Nasal Issues: An Overview of the Causes and Correction

There are numerous reasons your nasal passages can become blocked, and this is almost never fun. We’ve put together this overview of the causes of nasal obstruction and how you can permanently free your air ways.

The Causes of Obstruction

Nasal obstruction can be caused by genetics or injury and can lead to many adverse health conditions:

  • Nosebleeds
  • Headaches
  • Sinus Infections
  • Worsening of Allergies
  • Breathing Problems

There are a number of structural flaws that can cause blockage and classify as nasal obstruction:

  • Asymmetrical Nasal Passages
  • Nasal Fracture
  • Enlarged Tissues
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Deviated Septum

The Nasal Valve Collapse

An internal or external nasal valve collapse can occur during vigorous respiration/exercise or following an overdone nose job.

For permanent relief, a qualified surgeon can repair a nasal valve collapse using cartilage grafts from the nose, ear or ribs.

The Correction Surgery

Nasal obstruction correction surgery is a medical procedure that treats breathing problems involving nasal air passages.

1 Hour Procedure

The surgeon will make small incisions around the nostrils and columella.

5-7 Day Recovery

The surgeon will send you home with detailed post-operative instructions.

Long Lasting Results

The results are permanent when performed by a qualified surgeon.

Schedule your consultation here to start breathing easier.