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Will smoking affect my recovery after Sinus Surgery?

Smoking adversely affects your recovery. If you smoke, you may develop pneumonia and treated areas won't heal as well or may become infected. The blood vessels that supply oxygen and nutrients to the tissues shrink up and prevent the necessary healing of the area. Patients must stop smoking for a minimum of two weeks before …

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What is recovery like after Sinus Surgery?

Depending on the specific procedure and areas treated, downtime after nasal procedures may be a few hours to several days. Office procedures are performed under local anesthesia, if any anesthesia is required. Surgical procedures are performed with either IV (twilight) sedation or general anesthesia and require a longer recovery period. Anesthesia normally wears off within …

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Where is Sinus Surgery performed?

To accommodate his patients, Dr. Chaboki performs facial plastic surgery at several DC area surgical facilities. He performs minor procedures with local anesthesia in the DC office. Surgical procedures with IV (twilight) sedation or general anesthesia are performed at accredited facilities with a board-certified anesthesiologist: Georgetown University Medical Center MedStar Surgery Center

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