What is Nasal Obstruction Correction?

Do you have breathing problems? It is possible that these breathing problems are a result of problems with your nasal passages.  Nasal obstruction correction  surgery could potentially eliminate the problem, helping you to breathe easier. Call us and schedule your consultation with Dr. Sajjadian today. Nasal obstruction correction … it’s a breath of fresh air.

What Is Nasal Obstruction Correction?

Nasal obstruction correction surgery is a surgical procedure that clears obstructions in the nasal passages, often resolving breathing problems caused by the nasal passages. The surgery is highly customizable; some patients only need a partial removal of enlarged tissues to resolve their breathing problems. The surgery involves making small incisions in the nostrils or across the skin between the nostrils (called the columella). Deviated septums are corrected and any enlarged nasal tissues are removed. Previous nasal fractures that have healed improperly are corrected if needed. The incisions are closed and the nose is dressed with gauze. Start to finish this surgery typically takes about an hour and is performed on an outpatient basis.

The obstruction may be caused by deviated septum, deviated nose, turbinate hypertrophy, nasal vestibular narrowing (stenosis) or a combination of above. Specific techniques and maneuvers are needed to correct the problem and improve nasal breathing. To read more about nasal obstruction correction, click here.

Do I Need Nasal Obstruction Correction?

Nasal obstruction can be caused by a variety of different factors including genetics, previous nasal injuries, etc. Often the problem is caused by asymmetrical nasal passages which can lead to blockages. Some signs that you might have a nasal obstruction include frequent nose bleeds, headaches, sinus infections and worsening of allergies.

During your consultation Dr. Sajjadian will carefully examine your nose to determine if nasal obstruction correction is needed. He will carefully analyze your anatomy to create a customized treatment plan that will improve both your breathing and overall health.

What’s Recovery Like After Nasal Obstruction Correction?

Most patients are able to return home immediately after their procedure. Bruising on the nose, upper lip and eye area is common. This often resolves in just a few days. During recovery, Dr. Sajjadian may recommend using nasal irrigation sprays to promote healing and improve your recovery experience. Elevating the head and using ice packs the day following surgery can reduce the amount of bruising and swelling you may experience. The amount of time you’ll need for recovery depends on the severity of your problem and the techniques used during your surgery. Dr. Sajjadian will give you a better of idea of what to expect from your recovery during your consultation.

If you’re ready for nasal obstruction correction, schedule your consultation with Dr. Sajjadian, a triple board certified surgeonwhose practice is well known as one of the best places to get nose surgery. Dr. Sajjadian’s philosophy is to create beautiful and natural looking results. He is one of the most sought-after and top experts in the field of nose surgery (cosmetic or medical) in the Orange County/Southern California area.

Are blocked nasal passages inhibiting your ability to breathe? Come see Dr. Sajjadian and find out if nasal obstruction correction is right for you.