Can Septoplasty heal Silent Sinus Syndrome (Sunken eye)?
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Silent Sinus Syndrome - A Rare Condition
Silent Sinus Syndrome is a rare condition associated with a blocked maxillary sinus opening and subsequent negative sinus pressure which can cause orbital floor and sinus bony remodeling. A CT scan and complete ENT and Ophthalmology evaluation can establish the correct diagnosis, but there are many other causes of enophthlamos which need to be considered. The treatment for SSS is surgical and requires FESS maxillary antrostomy to correct the sinus obstruction and orbital reconstruction to restore orbital volume and rebuild the orbital floor. A septoplasty alone would not correct this condition.
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