functional rhinoplasty

Functional Rhinoplasty

We all know that nasal airway is generally perfect but small changes in airway dimension or nasal support can lead to the improvement in breathing. Such functional change is also required in athletes trying to maximize performance.

With all his rich experiences through years, Dr Lokesh Kumar says that the patients looking for improvement in airway function have increased in number over the years. This is because of neglected nasal trauma at some stage in their life. Also there is increased awareness about the possibility of correction of these problems by expert intervention.

Looking at the expertise in every aspect of Rhinoplasty procedure Dr Lokesh has helped many Individuals who are not happy with the way their nose functions due to congenital deformities or wrong approach towards the treatment. He has treated various problematic nasal congestion cases by specialized rhinoplasty techniques to enhance air passages, opening them internally without changing the external appearance of the nose.

Indications for functional Rhinoplasty

  • Nasal congestion
  • Mouth breathing
  • Dry mouth
  • Reduced sense of smell
  • Snoring
  • Septal deviation
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Internal/ External Valve Problem
  • Deviated Nose/Crooked Nose

Surgical treatment

Some surgical treatment for functional rhinoplasty includes

  • Nasal septoplasty
  • Turbinate reduction
  • Nasal polyp removal

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