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How long will sinus surgery take for ethmoid mucocele and turbinate reduction? Hour? Saline spray necessary post surgery?

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Dr. Mark Loury
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: An hour or less

If only one side then less than an hour. The mucocele usually has done most of the work and just needs to be opened unless the frontal is also involved.
Definitely recommend saline rinses afterward as you will feel less congested and postop cleaning will be easier.

In brief: An hour or less

If only one side then less than an hour. The mucocele usually has done most of the work and just needs to be opened unless the frontal is also involved.
Definitely recommend saline rinses afterward as you will feel less congested and postop cleaning will be easier.
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