Surgical Solutions


SEPTOPLASTY FOR DEVIATED NASAL SEPTUM
  • 30 minute procedure under general anaesthetic to work inside the nose to straighten septum
  • No swelling or bruising on outside
  • No change to external shape of nose

TONSILLECTOMY FOR ENLARGED TONSILS BLOCKING UP BACK OF THROAT
  • 30 min procedure under general anaesthetic
  • Often combined with septoplasty.
  • Painful after op needing 10 days of intensive painkillers and up to 3 weeks off work.

Ultimate aim both medically and surgically is to:

Open the nose and stiffen up the throat (which became floppy due to mouth breathing)