Is Septoplasty a Major Surgery? Center

Septoplasty is a procedure to straighten a deviated septum. The septum is a bone-and-cartilage partition separating the two chambers of the nose. It can handle a substantial amount of force; however, a tremendous force can lead to fracture, resulting in the deviation of the septum. A deviated septum can lead to nasal obstruction. Read more: Is Septoplasty a Major Surgery? Article

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