Inferior Turbinate Surgery
What is Inferior Turbinate Surgery?
Inferior turbinate reduction is a procedure that reduces the size of enlarged or swollen inferior turbinates to improve nasal breathing.
Who is a Good Candidate Inferior Turbinate Surgery?
Anyone with chronic nasal congestion from significant turbinate hypertrophy who is not responding to nasal steroids or nasal antihistamines is a good candidate.
How is an Inferior Turbinate Surgery Performed?
There are numerous techniques. We prefer submucosal resection.
This technique removes soft tissue inside the turbinate to reduce the volume of the turbinate.
It can be done under local anesthesia, intravenous sedation, or general anesthesia.
Benefits of Inferior Turbinate Surgery Include:
James Atkins, MD
James M. Ferris, PA-C
Mike and Dr. Atkins have been practicing together for 18 years. He has a great personality and is a superb provider. Mike is personable and an invaluable asset to our practice. Just don’t start talking about fishing. You won’t be able to get him to stop.