Turbinate Coblation

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What is Nasal Obsruction?

turbinate coblation is an effective treatment for nasal obstruction and can help relieve allergy symptoms, snoring and sleep apnea

In turbinate coblation, the probe is inserted into the turbinate and vaporizes excessive nasal tissue within 0.5 mm of the probe surface with a radiofrequency current.

Nasal obstruction can be caused by a variety of problems, the most common of which is allergy, either seasonal (hay fever) or from dust mites or mold (rhinitis). Obviously a visit to the doctor is called for to diagnose if the cause of the problem is a blocked nose caused by allergy. If this is the case, the doctor might prescribe antihistamines, decongestants or possibly a nose spray containing corticosteroids.

Untreated allergic reaction as well as colds and flue can also lead to sinusitis which is another form of nasal obstruction. The ear, nose and throat doctor might prescribe antibiotics but often the problem can be recurring. Washing the back of the nose with one of the sea salt solutions on the market can be very useful in preventing sinusitis and keeping out of drafts (draughts) when you have and existing problem such as a cold is also useful.

Other causes of nasal obstruction include deviated septum, nasal polyps, and enlarged turbinates - which are bones inside the nose. Only a trained ear, nose and throat specialist will be able to diagnose and treat these problems.

What is Turbinate Coblation?

Turbinate Coblation can alleviate allergy symptoms for years and prevent snoring due to nasal obstruction

Turbinate Coblation is a quick snd painless procedure that can take place in the doctor's surgery and only takes a few minutes. It can offer years of relief from nasal congestion, sinus pressure and drainage.

It is also used for the treatment of snoring and sleep apnea caused by nasal congestion and of based procedure that can provide years of effective relief from chronic nasal congestion, pressure and drainage and also relieves the symptoms of allergies.

Swollen turbinates inside the nose can cause painful pressure, congestion and difficulties with breathing. Coblation turbinate reduction works by shrinking the turbinates.

After numbing the nose with a local anaesthetic, a coblation wand is inserted into the turbinate which it shrinks using radio frequency energy. This relieves obstraction and improves nasal breathing. The procudure takes under twenty 20 muinutes and the patient can return to normal activities immediately afterwards.

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