Reduction of enlarged nasal mucosa and turbinate bone relieves nose block while preserving the normal nasal function of warming, humidifying and filtering. Best results are achieved when combined with Septoplasty for coexisting deviated nasal septum. Turbinectomy is the transnasal resection of inferior turbinates.
Who needs the operation?
Hypertrophic inferior turbinates causing nasal obstruction
Why having the operation?
Reduce nasal obstruction
There is chance of incomplete relief of nasal obstruction and recurrence.