Endoscopy is a diagnostic medical procedure used to examine the internal surfaces of an organ or tissue and allows visualization of body cavities. The nasal endoscope is a medical device consisting of a thin, rigid tube with fiber optic cables for bringing in light. The endoscope project magnified images on the screen after connected to a light source and a video camera. It gives the doctor a direct and highly enlarged view to examine the nasal passages, structures and sinuses.
Indications of Diagnostic Nasal Endoscopy
Nasal endoscopy is a safe and risk free procedure. Usually the doctor gives local anesthesia with a spray atomizer before doing the procedure.