The nasal septum It is a cartilaginous and bony structure located in the center of the nose that separates the two nostrils. The nasal septum plays an important role in breathing and the flow of air through the nostrils. During certain procedures plastic surgery nasal, the nasal septum can be modified or reshaped to improve breathing and correct congenital or traumatic deformities. Modification of the nasal septum may involve removal of part of the nasal septum, correction of the deviation of the nasal septum and the placement of a graft to improve the structure and function of the nose. It is important that procedures involving the nasal septum be performed by a Plastic Surgeon qualified and experienced to ensure safe and effective results. The plastic surgeon must have skills and experience in careful and precise manipulation of the nasal septum to achieve optimal aesthetic and functional results.