If you have a deviated septum, will fixing it also improve a crooked appearance?

Question:
If you have a deviated septum, will fixing it also improve a crooked appearance?

Answer:
Not necessarily. Both bone and cartilage can be responsible for a crooked appearance to the nose. The part of the nasal septum that contributes to the outer appearance of the nose is made of cartilage and is located from approximately the middle of your nose to the tip. If the septum alone is deviated, then correcting this portion may improve the outer appearance of the nose. Many times, though, the bony portion is also deviated.

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