Dr.K.O.Paulose FRCS, Consultant ENT Surgeon, Jubilee Hospital, Trivandrum, India.
Laser Assisted Partial Turbinectomy.
Long-standing nasal blockage caused by swelling of turbinates may cause snoring, obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, mouth breathing, chronic pharyngitis, morning headache and sinusitis. Traditional turbinectomy with scissors may require hospitalization. LAPT provides a simple, fast and painless clinic-based solution with proven success worldwide over the last 15 years.
Laser Assisted Septoplasty (LAS)
Septoplasty is to straighten the deviated nasal septum. With modern Co2 Laser, mild to moderate degree of deviated nasal septum can now be corrected within 30 minutes. LAS is a simple and painless procedure with proven success worldwide over the last 15-20 years.