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The nasal septum is the wall in the middle of the nose that separates the two nostrils and sides of the nose. The septum can develop a perforation, or a hole, in it from things like previous surgery, trauma, drug use, or autoimmune conditions. A septal perforation often causes symptoms such as:
Nasal Septal Perforation Repair
Nasal septal perforation surgery is quite complex and there are relatively few surgeons in the US that perform it well. Dr. Caceres performs his nasal septal perforation repair by rotating the nasal lining to close the hole from two different areas on each side of the nose. He also places a special graft between the two sides to improve healing.