Postoperative care after endoscopic sinus surgery.

  title={Postoperative care after endoscopic sinus surgery.},
  author={Erica R. Thaler},
  journal={Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery},
  volume={128 10},
  • Erica R. Thaler
  • Published 2002 in Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery
• It is essential that you irrigate or douche your nasal cavities with saline (salt water) solution at least twice a day after surgery. This is to help remove blood clots and improve healing. • You may use the Sinus Rinse® bottle, a large suction bulb, or a syringe to irrigate your nasal cavities over the sink. Saline solution can be made by mixing the following: • 1⁄2 tsp of salt • 1⁄2 tsp of baking soda • 6 oz (180ml) of warm water • If the saline solution is too irritating, you may dilute it… CONTINUE READING