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What is surgical septoplasty?

Stuart A. Linder, MD
Plastic Surgery
A surgical septoplasty is useful for realignment of the midline structures of the internal nose. The septal cartilage and septal bones may be repostitioned surgically using a septoplasty surgery. Only board-certified plastic surgeons and otolaryngologist should perform this often tricky procedure. 

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