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FACE® Tonsil Reduction Surgery
Dr. Julian Dixon, MD - Chicago

Coblation/ Turbinate Reduction Treatment

The latest and least invasive surgical measure for snoring treatments is Coblation. Using coblation technology the tonsils can be safely reduced and practically removed during a short surgical procedure. The advantages of this technology are plentiful, including reduced recovery time and significatnly reduced pain.

Common Questions about FACE® Tonsil Reduction Surgery

Am I a Candidate for Coblation Surgery?

Collation tonsil reduction surgery is indicated for the treatment of chronically infected tonsils, “tonsil stones” (tonsiliths), and enlarged tonsils. It is appropriate for patients over the age of 16 and can be helpful for people seeking a snoring remedy. Older ways of removing the tonsils and adenoids include cutting with a scalpel or burning with electrocautery. These methods can cause extensive pain and may damage surrounding healthy tissue. Our advanced coblation technology allows us to gently and precisely remove tissue leading to a fast and easier recovery.

How does coblation tonsillar reduction work?

The procedure involves the use of coblation technology to vaporize the outer surface of the tonsils, eliminating infection and significantly reducing their size. The collation technology allows for gently and precisely remove tissue, leading to a much quicker recovery than traditional tonsil surgery.

If your tonsils are a problem contributing to snoring, sleep apnea or your overall health, take the first step towards a better night’s sleep and a healthier lifestyle

Make an appointment at FACE® Chicago.

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