Procedures

Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty (commonly known as a “nose job”) is a cosmetic surgery procedure to improve the shape of the nose in order to correct life-long issues, or deformities that resulted from an injury. Rhinoplasty can also undertaken to relieve nasal obstruction or breathing problems because of the irregularities in the internal structure of the nose.

Septoplasty

Septoplasty is a surgical procedure to correct the shape of the septum of the nose. The goal of this procedure is to correct defects or deformities of the septum. The nasal septum is the separation between the two nostrils.

Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

Maxillary sinus is the largest of the paranasal sinuses. The role is to drain into the middle meatus  of the nose. Maxillary sinusitis is common due to the close anatomical relation of the frontal sinus, anterior ethmoidal air sinus and the maxillary teeth, allowing for easy spread of infection.

Turbinectomy Procedure

Role of turbinates: Air that is breathed through the nose, turbinates warm the air to body temperature. eg. If the air is dry the turbinates provide moisture through the nose.

Frontal Sinus Procedure

The Frontal Sinus Procedure is an advanced FESS procedure used to treat stubborn sinus infections and in certain cases where there is a severe frontal sinusitis. Other instances are in recurrent nasal polyps as well as fungal sinusitis.