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Coblation of Inferior Turbinates

Coblation of Inferior Turbinates

Details of the condition

Coblation of inferior turbinates is a day procedure, where ultrasound energy is applied to the lining of the nasal airway to reduce swelling from conditions such as allergic rhinitis. 

It is well tolerated in children, and often combined with other ENT procedures such as adenoidectomy, grommets or tonsillectomy. 

The nose may be a blocked with dry mucus for a few weeks afterwards. This is helped by gentle nasal saline spray, and softening ointment such as Nasalate