Functional Rhinoplasty: What Is Turbinate Reduction?

As you breathe through your nose, small structures known as turbinates help to clean and humidify the air. Turbinates are essential for proper nasal breathing. Unfortunately, in some patients these turbinates are enlarged and interfere with proper airflow. Turbinate reduction, a type of functional rhinoplasty, can reduce the size of the turbinates and improve breathing…. Read More