Causes, Exercises and Surgery
What’s a crooked nose?
Just like humans, crooked noses come in all shapes and sizes. A crooked nose refers to a nose that doesn’t follow a straight, vertical line down the center of your face.
Having a crooked nose may be a result of an underlying issue with the bones, cartilage and tissue that are inside your nose. A screwy, hilter kilter, or digressed nose can startle the whole face. The reason for a slanted nose might be the ligament of the septum. The outside ligaments of the nose or hidden asymmetry of the face all in all.
The degree of crookedness may be very subtle or more dramatic, depending on the cause. Deviation of the septum, if extreme, can push the lower portion of the nose unbalanced. Noses that have been crooked nose can likewise be slanted as a consequence of the uprooted nasal bones that recuperated in an abnormal position.
There are two main types of crooked noses. One type is caused by an issue within the complex system of bones, cartilage, and tissue that make up your nose.
This may be the result of several things, including:
-Injuries, such as a broken nose
-Surgery on your nose
-Depending on the cause, your nose may be C-, I-, or S-shaped.
The other type of crooked nose is caused by a deviated septum. Your septum is the internal wall that separates your left and right nasal passages from each other. If you have a deviated septum, it means this wall leans to one side, partially blocking one side of your nose. While some people are born with a deviated septum, others develop one following an injury.
In addition to making your nose look crooked, a deviated septum can also cause:
-Difficulty sleeping on one side
Work with your doctor to figure out what’s causing the crooked shape in your nose. A Board Certified Plastic Surgeon will help you understand what can be improved in terms of health and aesthetics. This will make it easier to determine the best treatment option.