Nasal polyps are non-cancerous polyp advancements inside the nose. This surgery is recommended only when the doctors have tried hard with the help of medications. Nasal Polyps causes inflammation and excruciating pain on the cover of the entry of nose and this lasts for more than 12 weeks. Nasal Polyps are tiny in size and they generally lack any kind of feeling. An enormous polyp can cause a hindrance to the nasal pathway. When you have chronic sinusitis along with nasal polyps then you might face the following symptoms such as runny, headache, pain in the upper teeth, snoring, repeated nosebleeds, loss of sensation of taste, and much more. If you find that your symptoms are lasting more than ten days along with a common cold then you must immediately see a doctor. You might also face breathing problems, worsening of your condition, inflammation around your eyes, headache accompanied with high temperature, and much more. Nasal polyps can occur at any age. Risk factors associated with nasal polyps are asthma, sensitivity towards aspirin, deficiency of Vitamin D, and much more.
Nasal polyp removal in the United Arab Emirates is performed by specialist doctors who are well trained and skilled at their job. The hospitals are well-equipped and are filled with all forms of modern amenities to relieve a patient from the pain. Moreover, UAE is becoming the fastest-growing medical tourism destinations as patients from all over the world throng the country for affordable and cheap services.
Nasal polyps are fleshy swellings or polypoidal, benign/non-cancerous masses that develop in the lining of the nose and paranasal sinuses. They usually occur in both nostrils, though unilateral polyps rarely occur. Polyp formation in the nasal cavity is due to chronic allergic rhinitis, chronic sinusitis, and, less commonly due to underlying disease such as cystic fibrosis.
Patients with large polyps present with nasal obstruction (breathing difficulty), persistent nasal discharge (rhinorrhea), sinus infection, and loss of the sense of smell (anosmia) for a prolonged duration.
It is usually done to remove polyps that are closer to the nasal opening.
Procedure: Initially the local anesthetic is applied to the surgical site which helps to numb the area. To carry out the surgical process, forceps or a
Polyps which are large and obstructive and which are not effectively managed with medications such as steroids are removed by this endoscopic sinus surgical method. This procedure helps to improve airflow through the nasal passage as well as improves sinus drainage and sense of smell and taste.
Procedure: An optical tube with a video camera at one end (endoscope) is passed into the nostrils by the surgeon. This allows them to see inside of nose and sinuses. Once the location of nasal polyps has been identified, then specialized instruments such as micro-
Sometimes, a laser device is used instead of micro-
Sinus surgery cost varies from hospital to hospital and country to country.
Long-term steroidal nasal spray therapy is recommended post-surgery, to delay the recurrence of the polyps quickly.
Common problems associated with endoscopic sinus surgery include:
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