In this section, we have leaflets for the ENT department. Please only read the materials on the advice of your clinician.
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The operation will be done from inside your nose, with no external scars. It will be done using a small endoscope (fibreoptic telescope). You may have a small dressing inside your nose when you wake up, this will be removed before you go home ... read more
TThe operation will be done from behind the ear, with no scars visible from the front.
There will be some fine small sutures on the back of the ear; these will dissolve in due course. The ears will be protected by a dressing and head-bandage which will be removed at the post-operative outpatient appointment a week after the operation ... read more
The operation will usually be done from inside your nose, 2 scars of 1-2mm may be visible either side of your nasal bridge, these are short-term only and will heal quickly. Sometimes the operation involves a tiny external scar beneath the nasal tip, this will also heal well. You may notice some small sutures just inside the nose which will dissolve in due course. You may have some light packing inside your nose when you wake up, this will be removed before you go home ... read more