Closed Nasal ReductionVideo Type: CVideo
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Author: Hayden Hairston
Specialties: Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology, Pediatric Otolaryngology
Closed nasal reductions are the standard of care for displaced nasal bone fractures. Reduction should occur within 3 weeks of the initial injury, but after swelling has subsided. The success rate is 60-90% in uncomplicated cases, however 6-17% of patients will require a future septorhinoplasty.
This procedure was performed under general anesthesia.