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Wednesday, February 25, 2015 @ 12:02 PM
posted by Dr. Mark Mitchell Jones

Atlanta Deviated Septum SurgeryThe nasal septum is the wall between the nostrils that separates the two nasal passages. It is made up of thin bone and cartilage, and it supports the nose and directs airflow. A deviated septum is when the cartilage or bone is not straight and impacts the way a person breathes. It is often the main culprit for those who snore and suffer from sleep apnea. Surgery to straighten the septum is called septoplasty. Many people have heard of a deviated septum because of the popularity of celebrities blaming this “cause” as the reason for a nose job. While it is hard to know just who in Hollywood is every honest about work they have or haven’t had done, correcting a deviated septum is a relatively easy procedure. continue reading

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