Typically a broken nose includes redness, swelling, pain, cracking, and a change in the shape of the nose. You may experience a stuffy nose which makes it difficult for you to breathe. Dr. Hanabergh can gently press on the sides of the nose and the surrounding areas to inspect for signs of blockage or broken bones. The doctor may use a computed tomography (CT) scan to check the severity of the injury and make the proper treatment plan and reconstruction of the broken nose.
Patients with severe fractures or multiple nasal fractures are not eligible candidates for manual realignment. Additionally, patients with a nose fracture that involves displacement of the nasal cartilage or bones and does not receive therapy within the first 14 days can correct the problem by visiting a nasal fracture reconstruction. A fracture that damages your nasal septum would cause shortness of breath or obstruction, requiring surgery by nasal trauma rhinoplasty doctors.
A patient who undergoes nose surgery to correct a break is discharged the same day. Dr. Hanabergh will realign your nose through a rhinoplasty technique, while repair of the damaged nasal septum is done through septorhinoplasty.Reconstruction of a nasal fracture is a closed reduction surgical procedure to administer a local anesthetic to desensitize the nose and realign it manually. These surgical procedures should be done when there is reduced swelling that occurs three to ten days after the rupture.
Patients should expect the discomfort and pain due to the rupture to decrease after surgery for reconstruction of a nasal fracture. Most broken noses heal without problems. However, suppose that you are not satisfied with the final appearance of your nose or you experience shortness of breath. You can look for our nasal surgery services to correct it.
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