Is rhinoplasty (nose surgery) covered by medical insurances?
Rhinoplasty Los Angeles can be performed to improve the form of the nose and/ or improve breathing. Nose surgery to improve nasal airway obstruction is considered medically necessary and therefore will be covered by most medical insurances. These patients typically suffer from a nasal airway obstruction and have evidence of obstruction such as a deviated septum and / or enlarged turbinates. Rhinoplasty performed for aesthetic purposes is not covered by medical insurances but correction of nasal deformities due to trauma may be covered. Dr. Grigoryants will discuss your symptoms and examine your nose to determine if there is evidence of nasal airway obstruction which can be surgically treated. Nasal airway correction is frequently combined with cosmetic rhinoplasty .