Deviated Septum Surgery | Septoplasty | Nose Bone Surgery | नाक की हड्डी का ऑपरेशन कैसे किया जाता है?

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Dr. Raman Abrol
ENT Specialist / Otorhinolaryngology

Deviated Septum Surgery | Septoplasty | Nose Bone Surgery | नोज सर्जरी में कितना समय लगता है? | क्या नाक की हड्डी को सीधा किया जा सकता है?

In this video, Dr. Raman Abrol, Abrol ENT Institute and Research Centre talks about septoplasty surgery with abnormal nasal bones. (Deviated Septum Surgery)

Who needs Septoplasty?

Having a perfectly straight nasal bone is very rare. However, a large population has a slightly curvy nasal bone. Whether patients require surgery or not largely depends upon the nasal bone curve. Generally patients with nose blockage have large bones, have a nose infection, and sinusitis. They might develop recurrent post-nasal drip, headaches, and sleep disturbances at night. They snore a lot and might suffer from sleep apnea. So keeping these symptoms, doctors offer septoplasty surgery to these patients. It is a minimal surgical procedure. 

What is Septoplasty?

It is a minor surgery. Doctors numb the location of surgery. But doctors may perform it under anaesthesia if the patient isn’t comfortable. Otherwise, doctors perform by numbing the nearby areas of the nose and nasal bone. Doctors perform Septoplasty through the inside nose. Patients don’t get any cuts outside the nose. Generally, they put in dissolvable sutures. It is not visible from the outside.

How much time does it take?

This surgery lasts for 20-25 minutes. Doctors put sponges inside the nose for 24-48 hours. After 48 hours, doctors remove them and patients can breathe. There are no significant complications that associates with the surgery. There are a few minor complications, like bleeding. An episode of minor bleeding is widespread in every surgery. But it’s not bothersome. However, one may have an infection in the nasal bone, which is easy to manage. This surgery helps in better breathing, fewer sinusitis attacks. Also it helps in reducing snoring and headache, and gives patients relief. 

Cost of procedure

In most of the hospitals this procedure comes under insurance. The cost may vary from 20,000 to 25000. Doctors use lasers and modern instruments. The recovery time is 1-2 weeks for the patients.

Operation Post-care | Deviated Septum Surgery

The patient needs to take care of their nose after the operation. Regular cleaning with saline is a must. Ointment and lubrication are essential steps for complete wound healing. One takes 1-2 weeks to recover fully. However, one can resume regular activity after the operation and eat food, but after sponging, you can continue your job and do whatever you want. 

Precaution after surgery | Deviated Septum Surgery

One must take precautions to avoid doing heavy exercise to work out and fly for at least two weeks. There is no swelling or deformity after this procedure. If there are no complications, one can make out they have taken the septoplasty procedure.

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