Nasal Polyps are a fairly common condition which can affect roughly 4-5% of the population. A nasal polyp is a small, generally benign teardrop shaped growth on the lining of the nasal passages or sinus cavity. If Nasal Polyps Removal surgery is required, a professional specialist is necessary to perform the surgical procedure. Surgery is the last resort if other treatments have not been successful. There are two main types nasal polyp removal options available, these include:
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Traditional Sinus Surgery
An Endoscopic Sinus procedure is used to correct any sinus issues linked to the inflammation and to remove the diseased tissue that makes up the polyp.
Traditional Sinus procedures are generally performed for cancer surgery and serious infections. Incisions are made into the skin to make direct access to the inside of the nose.