This site was designed to be a fast resource for patients and families in search in clear information. Look around and you will find sections on everything from in-office balloon sinuplasty to septoplasty, as well as many blog posts detailing the latest and greatest discoveries in the world of ENT medicine.
The procedure is a relatively straightforward one: your sinus surgeon removes excess tissue to open airways and discourage future breathing problems. As the article says:
Patients who have chronic colds, severe allergies, congenital deformities, or other conditions that cause frequent breathing problems can meet with their doctors to learn about turbinate surgery in detail. The surgery has a very high success rate and there are few risks of complications.
I recommend reading the full piece for a good overview of the techniques and recovery times associated with this process. When you’re ready to schedule your own turbinate surgery here in Los Angeles, contact my offices.