Indexed on: 27 Oct '11Published on: 27 Oct '11Published in: Facial plastic surgery : FPS
The nasal septum plays an important role in both the appearance and function of the nose. Deviation of the nose is common and correction requires a focused, anatomically based treatment. Reconstruction and support of the septum is a necessary component to a straight nose. The "four R's" of nasal septal repair--resection, reposition, reconstruction, and replacement--can be used to straighten the septum and maximize nasal appearance and function.