Snoring and Functional Surgery of the Nose and Paranasal Sinuses:
Snoring is a loud, harsh breathing noise that occurs during sleep. In most people, the reason for snoring is unknown. Some possible causes can be:
• Being overweight (the extra tissue in the neck presses on the airways). • Swelling of the tissue during the last pregnancy. • Blockage in the nose caused by a crooked, bent, or misshapen nasal septum (the structure that separates the nostrils). • Nasal polyps. • Nasal congestion from colds or allergies, especially if it lasts a long time. • There are several procedures for snoring, the patient must be evaluated and each case individualized.
What does the procedure consist of?
It is a safe, fast and effective procedure. It is outpatient. WE DO NOT LEAVE PLUGS
Turbinectomy or turbinate remodeling:
It can be performed in the office with your indications or in the operating room depending on each case. before surgery there is no air passage after surgery. Air passage. THE SHAPE OF THE NOSE IS NOT MODIFIED for that, a rhinoplasty or cosmetic surgery of the nose is done (it can be done at the same time).
HOW IS THE RECOVERY? -
DISCHARGED THE DAY OF SURGERY AND WITHOUT NASAL PLUGS. FINAL DISCHARGE OF PATIENTS 2 – 3 WEEKS AFTER THE PROCEDURE. THEY RETURN TO WORK 4 - 7 DAYS AFTER THE SURGERY. - After surgery, you will only notice improvement in breathing, it must be taken into account that the nose will form scabs that will have to be cleaned in the office once a week. It is important that the patient follows the postoperative instructions to the letter in terms of diet, rest and hygiene.
Talk to us if you have: A change in your level of attention, concentration, or memory. Waking up in the morning feeling unrested. Episodes of no breathing (apnea) Morning headaches. Recent weight gain. Children with chronic hoarseness should also be evaluated for apnea, which has been associated with growth problems, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), poor school performance, learning disabilities, bedwetting, and high blood pressure.