Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Functional Nasal Surgery & Nasal Valve Repair

pretty girl in hatNasal surgery includes any surgery performed on the outside or inside of the nose. A common type of reconstructive and cosmetic surgery, nasal surgery may be performed to accomplish the following:

  • Improve breathing
  • Correct congenital or acquired deformities
  • Change size or shape of nose (cosmetic)
  • Repair nasal injuries from trauma

To determine functional nasal surgery and nasal valve repair are the right decision for you, please schedule an appointment with one of our facial plastic and reconstruction specialists.

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South Jordan, UT  84095
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What are the different types of nasal surgery?

The following are some of the different types of nasal surgery:


Septoplasty is the surgical correction of defects and deformities of the nasal septum(the partition between the nostrils). Examples of septoplasty include the following:

Correction of a deviated septum

A deviated septum is a condition in which the partition (septum) between the nostrils is not in a straight vertical alignment. A deviated septum can cause obstructed airflow. A deviated septum can be caused by a birth defect or injury.

Correction of cleft defects that affect the nose and nasal cavity


Rhinoplasty is the surgical repair of a defect of the nose, including reshaping or resizing the nose. Rhinoplasty may be performed to accomplish the following:

  • Change the size of the nose
  • Change the shape of the nose
  • Narrow the nostrils
  • Change the angle between the nose and lips

Revision Nasal Surgery Resources (Revision Rhinoplasty)

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