Author Archives: Dr. Albert Chow

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Septoplasty vs. Rhinoplasty: Which Can Achieve Your Goals?

Rhinoplasty and septoplasty may seem like similar procedures as they both involve improving the nose. However, you achieve different goals with rhinoplasty versus septoplasty. The primary purpose of rhinoplasty is to make the nose more aesthetically pleasing, although the procedure can sometimes improve breathing issues. A septoplasty improves functional issues by fixing a deviated or …