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"Exploring Post-Grommet Complications: What You Need to Know"

 Navigating Postoperative Complications of Grommet Insertion: A Comprehensive Guide Grommet insertion, a standard surgical procedure to alleviate symptoms of middle ear disorders, can sometimes be accompanied by postoperative complications. Among these, one of the most frequently encountered issues is otorrhea or ear discharge. Understanding the nature of postoperative complications and their management is crucial for patients and healthcare providers. Types of Otorrhea Postoperative otorrhea manifests in various forms, including early, delayed, chronic, and recurrent. Early otorrhea occurs within four weeks of surgery, while delayed otorrhea surfaces four or more weeks post-surgery. Chronic otorrhea persists for three months or longer, while recurrent otorrhea involves three or more discrete episodes. Studies suggest that ear discharge after grommet insertion affects a significant proportion of patients, with rates varying from 16% to as high as 80%. Prophylactic Measures and Treatmen

Rhinoplasty

Having Functional or Cosmetic Rhinoplasty..................... Most important thing when considering Rhinoplasty surgery is to discuss with your surgeon the aim of procedure and outcome you will be satisfied with. It is important to discuss in detail about the procedure. Septoplasty or Rhinoplasty........... Septoplasty is correction of cartilage division between left and right nostril. Rhinoplasty can be performed with septoplasty to correct crooked nose, nasal hump and making nose smaller. It can be performed to improve breathing by supporting nasal valve area. Is Rhinoplasty covered by insurance?........... Rhinoplasty if performed for cosmetic reasons is not covered by insurance companies. Rhinoplasty can be performed to improve breathing and deformity due to trauma. It is important to check with your insurance company coverage of your insurance policy. What can be achieved in your surgery?............ Rhinoplasty is a very complex surgery. It is very important to discuss achievab

Perforated Ear Drum