Another day, another blocked nose. Do you have allergies? Is it a cold? Will it be this way all the time, or is there a solution? Here to address frequently-asked questions about this common condition is Mr Joe Marais, a leading consultant rhinologist, nasal plastic & ENT surgeon.
One way to treat chronic sinus problems is balloon sinuplasty. There are lots of benefits linked to this minimally-invasive procedure and here to detail exactly what is involved in this method of practice is esteemed consultant rhinologist, nasal plastic and ENT surgeon Mr Joe Marais.
A bent nasal septum can adversely affect how we breathe and sleep, and can certainly disrupt one's quality of life. Here to reassure us that the problem can be effectively treated is expert consultant rhinologist, nasal plastic & ENT surgeon, Mr Joe Marais. In our latest article, the highly experienced Marais details how exactly the condition can be treated and what improvements patients can expect to see following operative intervention.
There are many different types of nasal deformities, it is often a cosmetic concern but sometimes it can also affect the functionality of the nose too. We recently spoke with a highly established nasal plastic & ENT surgeon, Mr Joe Marais, to discuss rhinoplasties and how they compare with septoplasties when treating nasal deformities. We cover many of the FAQs regarding these procedures, in this article.
Blockage of the nose, sinus inflammation and severe rhinosinusitis can be treated with balloon sinuplasty. It's a procedure that's used to drain the larger nasal sinuses. One of our highly experienced Nasal Plastic and ENT surgeon's, Mr Marais, spoke with us about the procedure and answered some FAQs.
The common cold is mild on its own, but in some cases a blocked nose can lead to further infections, turning into chronic sinusitis over time. Chronic sinusitis is a much more serious condition that can permanently damage your nose. Expert rhinologist Mr Joe Marais explains how a blocked nose becomes chronic, when to see a doctor, and how to reduce your risk of further infection.
If you're considering having a nose job to correct any nasal deformities, it may be nerve-wracking to start the process. Fortunately, leading ENT surgeon Mr Joe Marais is on hand to explain what you can expect during a first consultation, from the examination to the planning of the surgery and what happens in recovery.
We can all feel self-conscious about our appearance but if you've grown up with an odd-shaped nose, perhaps you've developed a complex and don't feel comfortable enough to pose for photos or have the confidence to go outside. Expert ENT surgeon Mr Joe Marais describes a nasal deformity and when it may be time to consult a specialist...
Septorhinoplasty is a surgical procedure that aims to reconstruct and correct the nasal septum, both for medical or aesthetic purposes. As with any surgical procedure, there are potential complications to be aware of, as well as an important list of 'dos and don'ts' to follow post-surgery. Mr Joe Marais, a leading plastic and ENT surgeon, summarises these for us.