Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

FESS (Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery) is an endoscopic surgical treatment that improves sinus and nasal airflow by removing problematic tissues and bone from the paranasal sinus drainage pathways.


• Inflammatory and infectious disorders of the sinuses ( Sinusitis)
• Polyps in the nose ( Nasal Polyps)
• A tumour in the back of the nose (Sinonasal tumour)

The surgery is performed under general anesthesia. FESS is becoming one of the most popular surgical techniques for treating chronic sinusitis and nasal polyps. The reach of surgery is determined by the extent to which the sick sinuses are involved. The surgery takes around 1-2 hours, and the recuperation time is about 2-3 weeks. Within 1 week of surgery, patient can resume their normal activities.

Endoscopic Sinus Surgery in Dubai

Things To Do During Recovery

• Irrigate the nose with normal saline water regularly to eliminate any discharge and crusting.
• For up to two weeks, avoid all strenuous activities such as aerobics and jogging.
• Follow the surgeon’s instructions about medicines.

The following are the signs and symptoms that require prompt medical attention after surgery:

• Symptoms such as nasal blockage, purulent nasal discharge, face discomfort, and headache persist.
• Nasal bleeding that is excessive

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