What is LATERA Nasal Valve Repair?
A LATERA Nasal Valve Repair is a minimally invasive procedure that can reduce nasal airway obstruction and help patients breathe better. Dr. Ayala inserts the LATERA Absorbable Nasal Implant inside the nasal wall to support the upper and lower lateral cartilage in the nose. The implant absorbs over a period of about 18 months, so it can deliver support without limiting future treatment options.
What is Involved in a Nasal Obstruction Diagnosis?
Dr. Ayala uses several diagnostic methods for diagnosing a nasal obstruction, such as:
Examination of the nasal cavity with a lighted scope MRIs CT scans
The tools allow him to evaluate the nasal passages from different perspectives and with a greater degree of detail.
What Are the Benefits of Nasal Obstruction Treatment?
A nasal obstruction may make it difficult to breathe through your nose and could even cause complications, such as infections, nosebleeds, and sinus congestion. Treatment for a nasal obstruction clears the airway and keeps the mucous membranes healthy.
Who is a Good Candidate for Nasal Obstruction Treatment?
You may be a candidate for nasal obstruction treatment if you experience:
Inflammation caused by allergies Hypertrophy of the turbinates Deviated septum Abnormalities of the nasal passage
How Much Does Nasal Obstruction Treatment Cost?
Dr. Ayala diagnoses your nasal obstruction and recommends a course of treatment that may involve surgery. Once he develops the treatment plan, we use it as a foundation for the cost of your nasal obstruction treatment. Before you meet with Dr. Ayala for a consultation, please review our financing
options through Prosper® and CareCredit®. Ayala ENT & Facial Plastic Surgery offers nasal obstruction treatment for men and women in McAllen, the Rio Grande Valley, Mission, and the surrounding areas of Texas. To learn more about our ENT services, contact us to schedule a consultation with Dr. Ayala.