How much longer is the surgery when reduction of the bone is needed for turbinate reduction?
- Asked 2 years ago
Additional 10 minutes needed for turbinate reduction
Turbinate surgery adds approximately 10 minutes to the rhinoplasty procedure time. This is typically billed to the patient’s medical insurance and is covered out of medical necessity. The turbinate reduction is not done for cosmetic purposes, only breathing.
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How long is surgery for turbinate reduction
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Almost the same
Almost the same amount of time, maybe a few minutes longer. I would discuss with your surgeon as well.
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