The removal of the adenoids often recommended for patients having trouble with snoring, breathing or bad breath.
Balloon Sinus Dilation Surgery
The opening up of the sinuses. Is usually recommended for patients with a history of sinusitis.
Closed or Open Nasal Fracture Reduction
The repairing of the broken nasal bone and is conducted on patients with a broken nose.
Excision of Skin Cancer
The removal of a cancerous growth on a particular part of the patient’s body. Depending on the size of the excision, a skin graft may be used to patch the removal site. Typically recommended on patients who present with questionable growths on their person (i.e. ears, nose, neck).
Image Guided Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (IGFESS)
The removal of blocked sinuses, typically conducted if the patient has a history of Sinusitis.
Microlaryngoscopy with Excision or Biopsy
Consists of a microscope placed through a telescope (laryngoscope) to visulaze the vocal cords better and sample tissue can be removed. Typically recommended if a patient has a history of hoarseness (laryngitis).
Myringoplasty (Paper Patch Repair)
The placement of a tissue graft of a perforation (hole) in the eardrum.
The incision of the tympanic membrane (eardrum) usually preformed to relive pressure and allow drainage of fluid from the middle ear (otitis media).
Nasal Septum Reconstruction (NSR)
The straightening of the septum (thin bone between nasal passages) to help with breathing, snoring, and/or sleep apnea.
The removal of a parotid mass or growth in the neck.
The reshaping of the nose typically recommended for patients with breathing issues, snoring or sleep apnea.
The removal of the tonsils. Commonly recommended for patients who have recurrent tonsillitis, enlarged tonsils, strep throat, blocked airway, sleep apnea or problems eating.
The reduction of the turbinate to help promote better air passage through the nose, typically recommended for patients having difficulty breathing through the nose.
Tympanovstomy with Insertion of Ventilating Tube
The insertion of a small tube in the eardrum that helps to drain fluid from the middle ear cavity. Commonly conducted on patients with recurrent ear infections of middle ear (otitis media).
The removal of the uvula or soft tissue at the back of the throat most commonly performed when patients have issues with snoring.
The tightening and reconstructing of the flabby tissues in the throat and palate. Commonly recommended for patients with moderate to severe obstructed sleep apnea.
Similar to the UP3 surgery without involving the palate and is typically recommended for patients with sleep apnea.
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