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Breathing Complications Caused by Saddle Nose Deformities

While aesthetics are often the reason patients seek out Dr. Khosh for saddle nose deformity repair, it is not the only reason. Many individuals with a pug or saddle nose deformity also experience breathing problems from their condition. Severe collapse of the nasal bridge can close off the nasal passages, which can result in multiple …
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Identifying Saddle Nose Surgery Candidates 

A collapsed bridge or loss of nose height is how saddle nose is typically defined. This condition is often caused by trauma, illness, or genetic factors. In addition, sufferers of saddle nose have personal reasons for seeking treatment or surgery. Saddle nose can cause self-esteem issues and a fear of being in public. Everything from …
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Ways That Saddle Nose Can Negatively Impact Your Life

Saddle nose can occur because of a genetic abnormality, illness, injury, surgery errors or drug use. Some people live a lifetime without ever seeking treatment for saddle nose. However, those individuals may suffer in ways that they don’t even realize. At a basic level, saddle nose affects facial appearance and can result in functional issues. …
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Syphilis Can Cause Saddle Nose Deformity. Plastic Surgery Can Repair It

Syphilis is a prevalent and easily spread sexually-transmitted disease. It is a bacterial infection with numerous potential health implications, including lesions and ulcers that can cause nose damage. The lesions and ulcers attack the nose cartilage or tissue and weaken the nasal bridge support. The nose’s delicate tissues are vulnerable to infections like syphilis. Like …
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Boxer’s Nose is Not Just a Fighter’s Affliction

Certain injuries tend to take on names that are associated with sports in which they are common. One such description is known as “boxer’s nose,” as this type of injury often results from sustaining repeated blows over the span of a career. In many instances, the same deformity is known as “saddle nose” due to …
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A New York Winter Injury Can Result in a Saddle Nose Deformity

The nose is largely made up of cartilage and bone, making it vulnerable to injury in an accident. During the colder months, you are more likely to damage your nose in a slip and fall accident. Permanent disfiguration is a potential outcome, so exercise caution when you are out socializing or visiting with relatives this …
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Non-Surgical Saddle Nose Repair

Saddle nose has different degrees of severity. Many patients have a severe disintegration of cartilage and complete collapse of the bridge of the nose. For other patients, the indentation is not as pronounced. However, the nose is very important to your appearance. A flat or concave spot along the bridge of the nose can change …
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Saddle Nose and Healthy Breathing

It is clinically proven that breathing through the nose is generally healthier than breathing through the mouth. For some children and adults, chronic nasal conditions lead to the latter becoming the primary method of getting oxygen to the lungs. Excessive mouth breathing typically results from respiratory infections or nasal deformities. While most viral and bacterial …
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Has a Nasal Surgery Left Your Nose Sunken and Misshapen?

The nose is a delicate facial feature that can suffer injury as the result of minimal trauma. Athletes, especially, are susceptible to suffering damage to the nose. However, there are also natural causes of nasal damage such as genetic conditions, infections and skin cancers. What most people do not expect to suffer is the compromise …
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