Laser Treatment for Nasal Allergy: Sneezing
Dr.K.O.Paulose FRCS DLO, Consultant ENT Surgeon, Jubilee Hospital, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
What Causes Sneezing?
Sneezing is caused by irritation to the mucous membranes of the nose or throat. It can be very bothersome, but is generally not a sign of a serious problem. Allergy to pollen, mold, dander, dust and pollen -hay fever.
First try avoiding exposure to the offending allergen is the best way to control sneezing caused by allergies.
If you are fed up using all kinds of nasal sprays, antiallergic medications and injections, and no avail, then think of this minor surgery –Laser Surgery under local anesthetic. It gives very good result. And not very expensive, when done as a day case procedure.
The Laser cautery is performed under local anesthetic, spraying lidocaine and xylometazoline. If any septal spur to be removed, inject 4% Xylocaine with adrenaline.
Any need to stay in the Hospital?
No. You come at 7AM after taking breakfast directly to Theatre . Have the procedure done in Operation Theatre, rest in post operative room for 1-2 hrs and can go home and take rest at home for a day. Can resume work the next day. Try avoiding dusty places. It is a very simple procedure, very effective.
How much it Cost in Jubilee Hospital, Trivandrum?
Rs 10,000 (approx)
For Appointment- call 04712334561/62/63/64, 6452020,407822