Get Relief from your Nasal Polyps with Nasal Polypectomy!
Get your nasal polypectomy surgery done by the exceptionally proficient Dr G V K Chaitanya Rao – Best Doctor for Nasal Polypectomy in Hyderabad
Nasal polypectomy is a surgical procedure carried out to remove polyps from the lining of one’s nasal and sinus passageways. The type of procedure required solely depends on where the polyps are located in one’s nasal cavity. Dr Chaitanya Rao is an excellent ENT specialist with a diligent attribute of utmost care and compassion towards his patients. He strives to deliver his patients with supreme quality of treatment.
Dr G V K Chaitanya Rao is not only the Best Doctor for Nasal Polypectomy in Hyderabad, but he is also the Best ENT Doctor in Hyderabad. His areas of expertise include Nose & Sinus surgeries, Otology, Snoring and Sleep Apnea surgeries.
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About Dr. G V K Chaitanya Rao
Dr Chaitanya Rao is a member of the esteemed American Rhinologic Society (ARS) and European Rhinologic Society (ERS). With his 10+ years of extensive experience in the domain of ENT, he has a learning approach towards the field. Dr Chaitanya Rao is a true believer of the fact that a doctor needs to keep on updating or upskilling his knowledge round the clock in order to serve the patients with more competence. He advocates his belief by tutoring other ENT specialists through Hyderabad ENT Research Foundation and so far has imparted knowledge to more than 3000 ENT surgeons.
Dr Chaitanya Rao is not only the Best ENT Doctor in Hyderabad but also is the Best Sinus Specialist in India. His areas of expertise include Nose & Sinus surgeries, Otology, Snoring and Sleep Apnea surgeries.
How is a nasal polypectomy performed?
Nasal polypectomy is done through one’s nose, so it does not require any incisions on the outside. There are two main techniques for performing a nasal polypectomy:
This procedure is done with the help of small graspers, if the polyps are easily seen and can be reached from the front of one’s nose.
This procedure is done using small telescopes, if the polyps are tiny and located in the roof of the nose or in the sinuses.
What are the post surgery measures?
- Refrain from blowing one’s nose forcefully
- Avoid lifting anything heavy
- Avoiding bending one’s head below the waist
Why Dr. G V K Chaitanya Rao
Dr GVK Chaitanya Rao has been actively engaged in serving his patients as the Managing Director at Dr Rao’s ENT Group of Hospitals. Amid his Post – Graduation days, Dr Chaitanya Rao was invited as a visiting physician to House Institute of Medical Sciences, Los Angeles; Rhinology and Anterior skull base unit, Ohio State University Medical Centre, Columbus, Ohio and University of Michigan from where he acquired his knowledge. He is among the very few Indian ENT specialists who have undergone training in Advanced Sinus Surgery at IRCAD Taiwan. Besides this he is the humble recipient of the distinguished Vaidya Vibhushan Award 2019, awarded by Telangana State Government.
Nasal Polypectomy FAQs
Generally nasal polypectomy is performed to remove nasal polyps, but it also treats the following conditions:
- Chronic sinus
An ENT specialist recommends a nasal polypectomy to one when medications fail to shrink or eliminate nasal polyps and the following symptoms persists:
- Difficulty in breathing through nose
- Decreased sense of smell
- Decreased sense of taste
- Recurring sinusitis
The benefits of nasal polypectomy are:
- Improves breathing
- Prevents complex sinusitis
- Alleviates congestion and nasal obstruction
- Restores the sense of smell
- Decreases sinus pressure or infections
The complications of nasal polypectomy can be listed as:
- Anesthesia complications
- Tear duct damage
- Damage to nerve endings in one’s nose
- Damage to one’s eyeballs
Consult a doctor if:
- One has severe nose bleeding
- One has pain
- One is suffering from an infection
- One has symptoms of common cold
The common risks of a delayed nasal polypectomy are as follows:
- Chronic sinus infections
- Asthma-like conditions
- Blood clots
- Aneurysms (formation of a swelling in an artery)
- Weakening of eyesight
Generally a nasal polypectomy takes 30 to 60 minutes to complete, depending on the patient’s age, medical condition and the complexity of the case.
In most cases it takes two weeks for one to recover from nasal polypectomy.
If nasal polyps are left untreated, they can grow and obstruct the openings of the sinuses into the nasal cavity. This can cause:
- Difficulty in sleeping
- Postnasal drip
- Facial pressure
Post a nasal polypectomy, one must avoid eating nuts, rice and seeds. One is recommended to eat soft bland foods like:
- Mashed potatoes
- Scrambled eggs
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Ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialists or otolaryngologists are doctors who treat or perform medical surgeries related to ear, nose and throat as well as head and neck areas.