A 39-year-old member asked:
What is the recovery for endoscopic sinus surgery and septoplasty like?
3 doctor answers • 11 doctors weighed in
About 2 to 3 weeks: Endoscopic sinus surgery associated with a septoplasty takes about 2 to 3 weeks to heal. The healing process is dependent on the extent of the pathology in your sinuses and the extent of the surgical procedure. Your sinus surgeon will have the answers to your questions.
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Dr. Alen Cohenanswered
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 16 years experience
Variable: Usually the days you are packed are rough because only breathing by mouth. I only pack one night so i try to minimize discomfort for my patients. Once packs are out just a bit swollen and raw in your nose and esp. At the tip. Moisture is important during that time. With my minimally invasive techniques, patients are surprised as to how quickly they recover. More details at www.Socalsinus.Com.
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Dr. Houtan Chabokianswered
Facial Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Days/weeks: Septoplasty, surgery for a deviated septum, and endoscopic sinus surgery can help improve nasal breathing, congestion, or snoring for appropriate patients. The initial healing is relatively quick, with patients commonly back to work within a few days. Patients are still healing after this period, but have more or less returned to daily function.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
I had endoscopic sinus surgery and septoplasty. How long will headaches last after the surgery?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Difficult to say: It is difficult to answer your question because we do not know the extent of your surgery or the disease associated with it. For example, if you had massive nasal polyps, the rhinologic surgeon might have uncovered the roof of the ethmoid sinus (sinus between the eyes). Sometimes, it may take several weeks for this to heal. Best thing is to consult your surgeon to rule out a complication.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
What is a bilateral endoscopic sinus surgery?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mark Kuhnkeanswered
General Surgery 42 years experience
Lets break it down: What you're describing is surgical exploration of the sinuses, using fibreoptic equipment, which involves both the left and right sides at the same setting. Good luck.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
How much is endoscopic sinus surgery?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Sherrisanswered
Facial Plastic Surgery 35 years experience
Sinus surgery: Sinus surgery is usually covered by insurance plans, so the out of pocket cost is just your deductible.
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