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What type of nasal surgery can help reduce the turbinates?

The turbinates are small bones that extend deep in your nose. They are covered with a mucous lining that warms and moistens the air you breathe. If the turbinates are too large, you may have trouble breathing. Surgery to make them smaller is called reduction of the inferior turbinates.

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