Tag Archives: asian septoplasty

Deviated Septum in the Asian Rhinoplasty Patient

The nasal septum is a bony, cartilaginous, thin structure that divides the nasal cavity into halves.  Ideally, the nasal septum is straight and positioned in the center of the nose.  A deviated septum refers to a crooked or off-center nasal septum.  According to the American Academy of Otolaryngology, deviated septums are actually extremely common, occurring in about 80% of the population.  Read more »

Follow Dr. Paul Nassif