How much is endoscopic sinus surgery?

Depends. If you are asking what it would cost to pay for the procedure in cash without insurance you have to factor in three fees. First the surgeon anywhere from 2, 000 to 30, 000 or more, then the facility 5, 000 to 50, 000 and anesthesia 1, 000 to 10, 000. New york city will be extremely expensive whereas south dakota would be much less. When paying cash make sure to shop around.

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What is endoscopic sinus surgery?

ESS is... Using endoscopes and other instruments in the nose to enlarge narrowed sinus openings, generally with the surgical field magnified and visualized on a large screen. Read more...
A procedure. It is a procedure where a camera is used to unblock your sinus openings and remove infection, polyps or mucous that is stuck within your nose and sinuses. For more information visit www.socalsinus.com . Read more...

What is bilateral functional endoscopic sinus surgery?

Sinus Surgery. It is the term for the current method of sinus surgery. Functional refers to opening up the obstructed sinuses. Endoscopic means using a 4 mm endoscopic (that is usually attached to a camera), thus it can be done all through your nostril. And bilateral means both sides. If you still have questions about what your surgeon plans to do, you should make another appt before surgery to review. Read more...
Sinus surgery. Basically it's sinus surgery done with an endoscope through the nostrils to treat recurrent sinus infections or nasal polyps. More details with pictures at www.Socalsinus.Com. Read more...

Is it possible for endoscopic sinus surgery to be very painful?

Yes. The most painful part of the sinus surgery is actually the surgery to the septum Ask your doctor if you are going to have septoplasty (surgery to fix your deviated septum). If yes, then it could be very painful. Also, are you having balloon sinus surgery? if yes, this is less painful . Read more...

What is the definition or description of: endoscopic sinus surgery?

Sinus surgery. It is surgery to open your sinuses so they drain better. It is done through the nose without external incisions. It is done as an outpatient with generally a very quick recovery. Read more...
Mininmally invasive. Endoscopic sinus surgery describes a group of surgical procedures performed using fiberoptic telescopes and other instruments through the nostrils, thus avoiding incisions. The visualization afforded by the endoscopes is far superior to older techniques. The most common indication is for those patients who suffer from chronic or recurrent sinus infections and have failed medical management. Read more...
Sinus surgery. Sinus surgery is a procedure where the normal drainage tracts of the sinuses are widened. Endoscopic sinus surgery just means you are doing the surgery with an endoscope. It is much less invasive than the older methods, and your recovery is typically shorter. Read more...

I will be having endoscopic sinus surgery in a week. Any thing I need to prepare for?

Ask your surgeon. I am happy to answer these questions about endoscopic sinus surgery. I am confused why you are asking. Your surgeon has the responsibility to answer every conceivable question that you have. You have to prepare for pain, occasional bleeding, a pack in the nose for a few days (not always). Your must ask him about risks to the eyes and brain. (very rare but possible). Read more...
Avoid certain meds. Only way to prepare is to avoid blood thinners like aspirin, motrin, advil, fish oil, vitamin E and various herbal products for one week before surgery and two weeks after. Read more...

I had endoscopic sinus surgery. How long do I have to wait before I start doing weights?

My patients 10 days. All doctors have different answers to this question. In my patients who have uncomplicated sinus surgery i let them lift weights and perform heavy physical activity 10 days postoperatively. You should, however, check with your doctor. Read more...