What is the difference between septoplasty and rhinoplasty?

What is the difference between septoplasty and rhinoplasty?

I'd like to undergo nose surgery. When I search for information, I come across the terms septoplasty and rhinoplasty. What is the difference between these types of surgeries and when are they used?
Dr Olivier Gerbault  |  Basic member  |  Plastic surgery  |  Vincennes, Paris
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A septoplasty addresses a deviated septum and its breathing consequences.
A rhinoplasty deals with lots of aesthetic issues, but a septal straightening is frequently necessary also
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M.D. Natasa Popovic  |  Basic member  |  Plastic surgery
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Septoplasty is surgery of reduce your deviation and rhinoplasty is surgery of aesthetic problem and septorhinoplasty is comlete procedure.
Dr. Lucian Fodor PhD  |  Basic member  |  Plastic surgery  |  Cluj Napoca
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Rhinoplasty os used to improve the apearance of the nose and septoplasty is used when we correct the septal deviation. Those two procedures can be done in the same operation.
Dott. Crescenzo D'Onofrio  |  Basic member  |  Plastic surgery  |  Rome Dubai
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The septoplasty is mainly accomplished for nose reconstruction and/or respiratory problems, while rhinoplasy is performed for cosmetics
Dr. Goran Lazović  |  Basic member  |  Plastic surgery  |  Belgrade
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septoplasty - operative correction of the nasal septum. Rhinoplasty - operative correction of the whole external nose, nasal pyramid. in few words...
Dr. Hector Malagon Hidalgo  |  Basic member  |  Plastic surgery  |  Mexico City
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Conventionaly the term septoplasty is used to describe the internal correction of your nasal septum, rhinoplasty describes the modification of how your nose looks.
Dr. Carlos González Legarda  |  Basic member  |  Plastic surgery  |  Bogotá
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Septoplasty works only the central septal cartilage, usually if to correct obstructions. Rhinoplasty involve work in the oder nasal cartilages, and bone in many cases. The septoplasty is not aesthetic. The rhinoplasty can be functional or aesthetic, or both.
Dr. Serban Porumb  |  Basic member  |  Oradea
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Rhinoplasty means modifications of the shape of the nose. Septoplasty means modifications of the nasal septum - the wall separating the two nostrils, in order to improve breathing. When it is necessary these 2 procedures should be done together in a single surgery.
Just doing a septoplasty won't modify your nose at all!
Verify your surgeon's experience and skills with both procedure before undergo such a surgery, rhinoplasty is considered the most difficult cosmetic surgery, so pick up your surgeon very carefully, as that is most important!
Alexander Kutubidze  |  Basic member  |  Plastic surgery  |  Tbilisi
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Septoplasty goal is correct airflow function through nose and rhinoplasty - aesthetic appearance.
raj  |  visitor  |  Delhi
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My 17year daughter's nasal septam lower part has become slightly thick and a granular like feature start appearing,which looks more visible when she smile.please let me know what is the treatment for it
Dra. Maria Cristina Picon MD  |  Basic member  |  Plastic surgery  |  Buenos Aires
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I do not understand exactly your answer, if is inside, consult otolaryngologist, if is skin consult a dermatologist.
Dr Sreekar Harinatha  |  Basic member  |  Plastic surgery  |  Bangalore
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Septoplasty is done to correct nasal septal deformity. It can also be a part of rhinoplasty sometimes called septo-rhinoplasty.
Dr. Aram Akopov MD  |  Basic member  |  Plastic surgery  |  Moscow
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Septoplasty is an operation on deviated septum that affects breathing process. Septum- cartilage between to nose airways. Rhynoplasty is often a cosmetic procedure on outer parts of nose: bridge, tip, a lars. In many cases the do combine.

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hassanmehmood96  |  visitor  |  Islamabad
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Thanks all Doctors sharing very unique and consistent information about the septoplasty and rhinoplasty?

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