Nasal congestion, stuffiness, or obstruction to nasal breathing is one of man’s oldest and most common complaints, and is something we have a high degree of success fixing. Surgery to correct nasal airway obstruction is probably the most common procedure we perform.
Even though surgery of the nose, nasal airway, and paranasal sinuses is extremely successful and familiar to us, we still view it as the last resort. Some patients can do well by maximizing medical therapies such as nasal rinses and steroid nasal sprays. We can often combine breathing surgery with cosmetic desires (rhinoplasty) .
Causes of Nasal Obstruction
We have classified nasal obstruction causes into reversible and non-reversible.
Nasal Obstruction in Children
One of the most common causes for nasal obstruction in children is enlargement of the adenoids.
How Nasal Airway Surgery is Performed
Surgery for nasal airway obstruction is probably the most common procedure we perform.
What Happens After the Surgery?
We have several recommendations for caring for your nose after nasal surgery.