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Turbinate Reduction Surgery

Experience Easy Breathing with Turbinate Reduction Surgery

Imagine a life without chronic congestion and sinus pressure. Orlando’s leading ENT specialist Dr. Robert P. Collette, M.D., and his dedicated medical team at Orlando Sinus Surgery can turn that possibility into a reality.

Through advanced medical tests and techniques such as Turbinate Reduction Surgery, we can eliminate blockages in your nasal passageways, providing long-lasting relief from your sinus condition.

About Turbinate Reduction Surgery

Turbinates are bony structures in your nose that play a vital role in moistening, warming and cleaning the air you breathe. However, when they swell or protrude into the passageway, turbinates can obstruct airflow, causing chronic congestion and sinus pressure.

Turbinate nasal treatment, also known as turbinectomy, gently reduces the size of these turbinates, opening up your airway. With Turbinate Reduction Surgery, you can expect improvements in the following painful sinus symptoms:

  • Nasal Drainage and Post-Nasal Drip
  • Difficulty Breathing
  • Decreased Sense of Smell and Taste
  • Sinus Headaches
  • Snoring and Sleep Apnea

The Turbinate Reduction Surgery procedure is typically performed under general anesthesia, and most patients can return home on the same day with a week-long recovery period before returning to work.

In some cases, Turbinate Reduction Surgery may be performed in conjunction with a Septoplasty procedure, which may affect the recovery timeline.


No more stuffiness and fullness. Dr. Collette fixed my symptoms when no one else could. Great job!

— Keith M. – Lake Mary, FL

Dr. Collette is always on the leading edge of the newest procedures. He removed my tonsils 10 years ago, and made me feel at ease with the procedure and reduced the amount of time I missed from work by more than half. I trust him completely, would take my family to him and recommend him highly to anyone who needs to visit an ENT!

— Mandy – DeLand, FL

So very impressed with Dr. Collette! From the very first moment he put me at ease, something that is very important to me. His kindness and empathy combined with his professionalism makes him a Top Doc in my book! After suffering from ongoing sinus problems for years, I’m on the way to being relieved of it all. Thank you, Dr. Collette. Blessings upon you.

— Kathleen Reed – DeLand, FL


  • How do I know if I am a good candidate for Turbinate Reduction Surgery?

    In general, Turbinate Reduction Surgery is recommended if you suffer from conditions such as turbinate hypertrophy (enlarged turbinates), nasal obstruction due to deviated septum, chronic rhinitis or sleep apnea related to nasal congestion. To find out if you are a good candidate for Turbinate Reduction Surgery, schedule a priority consultation today.

  • Is Turbinate Reduction Surgery painful?

    After Turbinate Reduction Surgery, you might experience minimal discomfort for several days. Pain medication may be prescribed to manage your discomfort.

  • Can Turbinate Reduction Surgery be combined with other nasal procedures?

    Yes, Turbinate Reduction Surgery can be combined with other nasal procedures such as Septoplasty. Schedule a priority consultation today to discuss your options.

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Don’t let your sinus problems hold you back from enjoying better health and happiness. Contact us to schedule a priority consultation to find out what’s causing your symptoms, and get the right treatment today.

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