Septoplasty vs Rhinoplasty

What is the Difference Between a Septoplasty and a Rhinoplasty?

Septoplasty is a surgery performed to correct functional issues of the nose such as breathing. Septoplasty is covered by insurance companies, and the surgery is typically performed by an ENT surgeon. Rhinoplasty is a surgery performed to address aesthetic issues of the nose such as a dorsal hump, a crooked nasal bridge, a droopy nasal tip and augmentation of the nasal bridge. Rhinoplasty is a cosmetic surgical procedure and is not covered by the insurance . Septo-Rhinoplasty is a surgery that combines both a Septoplasty and a Rhinoplasty to correct functional issues as well the aesthetics of the nose. Septo-Rhinoplasty is primarily a cosmetic surgical procedure, with minimal coverage by the insurance