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Saddle Nose Repair – Cosmetic and Reconstructive Facial Plastic Surgery

When the bridge of the nose collapses due to damage or injury, it can create an abnormal shape referred to as a saddle nose deformity. From the profile, the nasal bridge is concave, similar to a saddle. The tip of the nose can turn upward due to lack of support, creating a “pug” nose. For those with this condition, the shape of their nose can detract from the attractiveness of their face and cause functional breathing problems. Dr. Maurice Khosh specializes in saddle nose repair, restoring the structure and aesthetics of the nose for his patients. Dr. Khosh is a double-board certified facial plastic surgeon with a successful practice in Manhattan, NY and is renown for exceptional saddle nose repair results. He has received many awards and accolades for his achievements in the field of facial plastic surgery and is highly esteemed by his colleagues and patients. Dr. Khosh has a special passion for completing challenging procedures like saddle nose repair that can have such a dramatic impact on his patients’ lives.

Causes and Symptoms of Saddle Nose Deformities

The saddle nose shape is caused by a collapse of the nose structure, which can occur suddenly or over time. The nose bridge is supported by bone and cartilage that can be damaged or weakened. If cartilage is lost or the structure is damaged, the nasal passages can collapse. The result is the concave nasal bridge or saddle-shape, and loss of support for the nasal tip. Common causes of saddle nose deformities include:

Once the damage is done to the cartilage support structure of the nasal bridge, symptoms and manifestations of saddle nose deformity can occur. All saddle nose deformities will have a depression or collapse of the nose bridge. For some, this is slight and the only symptom. For more severe saddle nose deformities, the bridge collapse and concave are deep. This can shorten the bridge of the nose and result in loss of support for the nasal tip. A crease across the lower part of the nose can form and the nasal tip can rotate upward. Some people can also experience breathing obstruction due to the nasal valve collapse.

Surgical Cartilage Grafting Repair

For major saddle nose deformities or to permanently repair the nose, surgical cartilage grafting is required. Dr. Khosh has extensive experience in completing the needed cartilage harvesting and grafting to restore the support and shape of the nose. In addition to repairing the anatomic abnormalities in the nose structure and breathing capabilities, he also ensures the nose is aesthetically balanced with the facial features.

Saddle nose repairs are a form of rhinoplasty, but they are more complicated than a typical nose shaping procedure. Instead of shaving or shaping the existing nose structure, saddle nose reconstructions require grafting new cartilage to restore the nose structure and shape. It is important to have a facial plastic surgeon with the necessary skill and experience for this complicated procedure. Dr. Khosh is one of the top saddle nose repair surgeons available, an excellent choice if you are considering a saddle nose reconstruction.

If you have a saddle nose deformity that is impacting your appearance or breathing function, there are solutions available. Dr. Maurice Khosh offers both surgical and non-surgical saddle nose repairs at his office in NYC. Contact us today to schedule a consultation with Dr. Khosh to begin exploring repair options to improve the shape and function of your nose.

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Dr. Maurice Khosh Dual Board Certified

As a perineal recipient of Castle Connolly Best Doctors list and Best Doctors In America list, Dr. Maurice Khosh is a highly sought after facial plastic surgeon and saddle nose repair specialist due to patient-centered focus, unsurpassed surgical skills, vast clinical experience, and elegant artistry. Dual certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Dr. Khosh is a sub-specialist in cosmetic and functional surgery of the eyes, face, neck, nose, and sinuses. Past presidency of the New York Facial Plastic Surgery Society, and past directorship of facial plastic surgery at Columbia University Medical Center and St. Lukes- Roosevelt Medical Center are among his many impressive accomplishments. Dr. Khosh is one of the few NYC facial plastic surgeons who can perform sinus surgery and rhinoplasty (a nose job) simultaneously. He is regarded as a premier saddle nose repair surgeon, facelift surgeon and blepharoplasty surgeon, in New York City, because of his impressively beautiful and yet natural results.

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Rhinoplasty Surgeons
Past Director of Facial Plastic Surgery
at Columbia University
Founding Member of New York
Head & Neck Institute
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Institute of New York
Past President of New York
Facial Plastic Surgery Society
Assistant Clinical Professor
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Best Doctors in America®
Patients Choice Award
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Ready to schedule your saddle nose repair consultation? Trust your face to one of the most skilled facial plastic surgeons available. You can expect exceptional results from your saddle nose repair surgery and unmatched personal care with Dr. Khosh. Each patient is evaluated as an individual to determine the best combination of treatments to achieve the results desired. Contact our office today to schedule your saddle nose repair consultation or to discuss your needs and expectations.

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What Dr. Khosh's Patients Say


Based on 55 reviews

Meredith G.
Saw Dr. Khosh for a fractured nose. He reset my nose beautifully (and with little discomfort to me) and then discussed some of my sinus issues with me upon my follow up visit. Never felt like he was rushing me out and felt very confident in his abilities. I would highly recommend to anyone needing plastic or reconstructive options!
Jackie C.
Great front office, really good experience after what was a terrible accident. I was made to feel comfortable. Dr. Khosh is very good at what he does. I'm still healing but I'm confident of the results
Kaitlin M.
Dr. Khosh takes exceptional care of his patients. He has operated on me twice, each time making me feel extremely comfortable and satisfied with the results. His staff is also very kind and knowledgeable.
Diana G.
Dr. Khosh & his staff Susan & Christine are absolutely amazing! They were so supportive & helpful from beginning to end & they are just wonderful people. Thank you guys I truly appreciate everything you guys have done for me. I would recommend them to anyone & everyone!
Joann M.
After visiting and being evaluated by several doctors, I kept going back to Dr. Khosh. His tranquil spirit and professionalism were captivating. Thank you for a job well done and keeping me calm throughout the entire process. A special thanks to your staff Susan and Christine for all of their support as well. Hi highly recommend Dr. Khosh.
Leah G.
Upon hearing of the overwhelmingly positive experience a friend of mine had in choosing Dr. Khosh as her surgeon, I decided to make an appointment for my own septoplasty/rhinoplasty/turbinate reduction. Although I was slightly skeptical as the praise I had heard seemed a bit hyperbolic, all uncertainty dissipated after meeting the Doctor and his staff. My pre- and post-operative experience was excellent in terms of concerns adequately addressed prior to the surgery and mitigation of any bruising in the convalescent period. Despite my apparent predisposition to rather slower healing, a year after the surgery, my nose looks really pretty and my breathing entirely unobstructed! I highly recommend Dr. Khosh!
Courtney G.
AMAZING!!!!!! I had Dr Khosh perform lipo on my chin/neck and my result is unbelievable! Better than I could have expected! I met with a couple of surgeons and the second I met with Dr Khosh I knew he was the one I was going with. He was compassionate and explained every detail of what would take place during the surgery and what to expect during recovery. I even emailed a few times during recovery with various questions and he got right back to me asap which was really comforting! I honestly fully recommend Dr Khosh, he did an amazing job and is an amazing person.
Frieda S.
i can finally breathe!! Dr. Khosh made the entire experience a breeze, it was truly a pleasure to be under his care. I am forever thankful and highly recommend him. Not only does his work speak for himself, but he has excellent bedside manner. His kindness and patience is above and beyond. He takes the time to answer to every question you have to help you understand the process while at the same time making you feel so comfortable. From the first consultation i knew i was in good hands. I am so pleased with the result and forever thankful.

Enjoy Better Health with Saddle Nose Repair

Saddle nose repair surgery offers a transformative solution for individuals suffering from saddle nose deformities, which can significantly impact both nasal function and overall health. A saddle nose deformity occurs when there is a collapse or depression of the nasal bridge, resulting in a characteristic saddle-like appearance. This condition can be congenital, resulting from trauma, …
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