After Turbinoplasty

EXPECT:  You may experience nasal congestion and nasal drainage for the first week.  Keep your head elevated at a 30 degree angle while in a supine position.

For Nasal Relief:  Use “Nose Better” nasal spray as instructed by your doctor.  You may also use Afrin Nasal spray, but no longer than 4 days.

DO NOT:  Do not blow your nose for one week after surgery.  May gently sniff your nose, if necessary.  Do not use ANY Aspirin or Aspirin containing products, or Aleve, Motrin, Ibuprofen, etc.  No traveling for 2 weeks after surgery.

BLEEDING:  If persistent bleeding occurs, call our clinic.  You may try Afrin or Dristan decongestant spray to help control bleeding.

PAIN MANAGEMENT:  Take Tylenol for pain if needed.

If you have any questions, please call our office at Roswell Office Phone Number 575-622-2911