Surgical Solutions

Septoplasty for deviated nasal septum:

  • 30 minute procedure under general anaesthetic to work inside the nose to straighten septum
  • No swelling or bruising on outside
  • No change to external shape of nose

Tonsillectomy for enlarged tonsils blocking up back of throat:

  • 30 min procedure under general anaesthetic
  • Often combined with septoplasty.
  • Painful after op needing 10 days of intensive painkillers and up to 3 weeks off work.
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Ultimate aim both medically and surgically is to:

Open the nose and stiffen up the throat (which became floppy due to mouthbreathing.)