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Difficulty Breathing? Septoplasty May Be Your Answer.

What is septoplasty? The Mayo Clinic defines it as a surgical procedure to correct a deviated nasal septum- a displacement of the bone and cartilage that divides your two nostrils. The nasal septum has three main purposes: to support the nose, support the mucous membranes of the nose, and regulate the flow of air. A deviated septum could result in difficulty breathing, snoring, and even sleep apnea. (more…)