A polyp is a benign mass arising from the nose and sinuses.
Polyps usually occur due to inflammation of the lining of the nose and sinuses.
Nasal polyps can be considered as part of the spectrum of chronic rhinosinusitis.
They must be distinguished from more serious pathology such as nasal tumours.
In association with:
Treatment varies according to the patient’s situation and is usually provided after a consultation and thorough clinical evaluation.
Functional Endoscopic sinus surgery is the name given to operations used to treat nasal polyps. In the past sinus operations were done through incisions (cuts) in the face and mouth. However, sinus surgery with an endoscope, allows the operation to be performed without the need for these cuts.
The appropriate answer to this question depends on an individual’s thorough Clinical Analysis and consultation.
We usually consider surgery in cases of nasal polyposis, where initial medical treatment has failed to improve your situation. However, in some cases surgery may be the first line of treatment.
Each operation is individual, depending on the cause of the disease and which sinuses are involved.
The operation is done through your nose with endoscopes. Nasal polyps are removed using custom-made instruments, with no cuts or scars on the face.
Detailed information regarding the procedure and post-procedure care will be given after consultation.
Dr. Pragati Shubha is a registered ENT surgeon from one of the pioneer institutions in
India. She has always had an inclination towards Rhinoplasty and Facial Plastic
Surgery. This led her to attain the highest honours in the field from India and Europe
(Austria &Italy). She has trained in Rhinoplasty under the mentorship of Dr.
Brajendra Baser, one of the pioneers of Rhinoplasty in India and a renowned
International faculty in the field of Rhinoplasty and Facial Aesthetic Surgery. She broadened her expertise by attending International workshops in Europe. She also has a fellowship in Functional and Aesthetic Rhinoplasty under Dr. Ignazio Tasca (Imola,Italy). Dr Pragati is actively involved in extensive research and keeps herself
well- updated with her subject. She has been the organising secretary over the last 3
years of International Rhinoplasty and Facial Plastic Surgery conferences . Her
understanding of the rising trend for non-surgical facial aesthetic treatments, led her
to undertake a Fellowship in Aesthetic Medicine. With her dedication and a robust
team you can be assured that you will achieve the best and most natural results, be it
precise surgical procedures or the much sought after non-surgical procedures.
She is also a member of the:
Association of Rhinoplasty Surgeons (India)
Indian Society of Aesthetic Medicine (ISAM)