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Saddle Nose Deformity New York NY

3 Common Injury-Related Causes of Saddle Nose

Trauma to the nose can be caused by any number of things, including medical procedures or an infection. A physical blow to the nose can also cause structural damage that leads to the saddle nose deformity. While it’s impossible to list all potential impacts, these are the three most common types of forceful blows leading …
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Breathe a Sigh of Relief with Improved Nose Appearance and Function

Saddle nose can occur as the result of a sporting injury, accident, physical attack or even some severe infections. When the bridge of the nose collapses, appearance and function are affected to various degrees. If you are embarrassed by the shape of your nose or can’t breathe freely, saddle nose repair is an option from …
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An Historical Perspective on Saddle Nose

Saddle nose is a condition in which the bridge of the nose has collapsed, causing a loss of height and giving it a sunken look. The main cause of this condition is trauma to the nose, although there are other causes as well. This includes medical conditions like leprosy, congenital syphilis and relapsing polychondritis to …
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Three Sporting Disciplines That Can Lead to Saddle Nose Deformity

Most sports come with the risk of injury, many of which can leave athletes out of action indefinitely. When considering these injuries, the limbs immediately come to mind. However, damage to the nose can also put an end to a promising career. Strenuous sporting activity involves effective breathing. If you are unable to take in …
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Why Your Nose Is Important To Your Face

Of course, when it comes to the importance of your nose, the most significant role that it plays in helping you breathe. The nose is a primary part of the body’s respiratory system that inhales oxygen and exhales carbon dioxide. The nose also contributes to other vital functions such as smelling, tasting, and hearing. However, …
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Sinus Infections

Infection-Related Saddle Nose Deformities

Saddle nose is a deformity in the nose that is characterized by the abnormality in the appearance of the nose. Because the bridge of the nose is collapsed, the nose looks as though it has caved in. A saddle nose can give a person a very unwanted appearance since the nose is the central feature …
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Saddle Nose At Birth

Most often, a saddle nose deformity is associated with trauma to the nose. A direct hit to the nose during a car accident, a fall, or in boxing can cause the nose to become deformed. However, congenital malformations are also known causes of saddle nose. Congenital syphilis is syphilis that is present in utero and …
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Saddle Nose Caused by Traumatic Injury

People face the risk of injury on a daily basis. Some injuries are self-inflicted, some are caused by people intentionally putting themselves in harm’s way, and some are caused by accident. Any damage to the face is a very personal injury. People recognize you by your appearance, and when people think about you, it is …
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Saddle Nose Deformity New York NY

Non-Surgical Repair for Minor Saddle Nose Deformity

Repairing the nose requires specialized skill. Many botched nose jobs have occurred, leaving people with a more undesirable nose than before they chose to undergo rhinoplasty surgery. Some people have received trauma to the nose, causing it to be deformed; while others have medical issues that have caused saddle nose deformity. Whatever the reason behind …
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