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What is Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery?

FESS (Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery) is a surgical approach that is done for treating persistent sinus infections. The surgeon uses an endoscope to see and remove damaged tissue and bone during a FESS operation.

Cost of Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery in India

The cost of functional endoscopic sinus surgery can vary according to the city and the hospital one chooses. You might also find some variation in the cost of functional endoscopic sinus surgery in Hyderabad, Mumbai and Nashik depending on the severity of the case. In Hyderabad, the cost of functional endoscopic sinus surgery is Rs. 40,000 to Rs 50,000.

City Cost Range
Hyderabad Rs. 40,000 to Rs 50,000.

How is Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Performed?

  1. The procedure is usually painless and it is not an unpleasant experience. Firstly general anesthesia is given for the majority of sinus surgery procedures (If local anesthesia with intravenous sedation is an option, your surgeon will discuss this with you).

  2. Once the anesthesia has been administered the procedure will be started. The surgeon will carry out the procedure as planned in the office. Intraoperative findings, of course, may need changes to the surgical plan so that the treatment can be finished with the best possible outcome.

  3. Traditional nasal packing is rarely required at the conclusion of the operation. In certain cases, resorbable material is inserted in the sinuses to assist control bleeding and act as a dressing, whereas in others, no material is placed in the sinuses at all.

  4. It may be necessary to reconstruct the nasal septum during sinus surgery in some circumstances. Surgical reduction of the inferior turbinates is also a possibility. If your surgeon believes it is essential, septal surgery and a turbinate reduction will be discussed with you prior to surgery.

When is Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery done?

When a patient has chronic rhinosinusitis (inflammation of the mucosal tissues of the nose and sinuses) who has failed to respond to aggressive medical treatment (typically antibiotics, oral steroids, topical nasal sprays, mucus-thinning drugs, and/or anti-allergy treatments) should consider functional endoscopic sinus surgery.


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