What is functional rhinoplasty?
Rhinoplasty is surgery to change the structure of the nose to improve nasal appearance, nasal function, or both. A cosmetic rhinoplasty is performed for the purpose of improving the appearance of the nose. A Functional rhinoplasty is performed to improve breathing and is often combined with the correction of a deviated septum as well. The medical term for this procedure is Septorhinoplasty.