How Long Does Sinus Surgery Take?

Sinus surgery typically takes an hour or less to complete. Sometimes, it may take longer based on many factors such as combined procedures and the extent of your surgery. Septoplasty and medical rhinoplasty may take longer than traditional sinus surgery.

Do You Need A Referral?

Not necessarily, your primary care doctor may refer you to us, or recommend that you see a specialist. From there, you can usually see whatever ENT specialist you want. Especially if you need surgery, choosing the right Seattle sinus surgeon for your procedure is vital to obtaining peace of mind and a good outcome.

How Long Is Recovery After Sinus Surgery?

The length of recovery will vary from patient to patient. Your general health, the type of sinus surgery you undergo, environmental factors, and even genetics all play a role in your sinus surgery recovery. 

In general, patients return to most normal activities within one week. Some may return to work or non-strenuous activities within a few days. You may experience side effects and need continue certain aspects of your recovery such as taking medication, performing nasal irrigation, etc. for a few weeks.

Where Is Sinusitis In Seattle Located?

Sinusitis In Seattle is located at 16259 Sylvester Road SW Suite 5050 Burien, WA 98166. This location is easily accessible from Seattle and surrounding cities. There are also nearby ferry terminals for patients visiting from the peninsula or island communities.

What Makes Dr. Santos The Best ENT In Seattle?

Dr. Santos is the best Ear, Nose, and Throat doctor in Seattle because he comes with over three decades of experience in sinus surgery. He holds a deep understanding of facial anatomy that allows him to perform precise surgeries with minimally invasive techniques. He is a board-certified otolaryngologist and uses both surgical and non-surgical methods to treat sinusitis and other sinus problems.

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