From £960
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Larynx Diagnostic Examination - Endoscopy Fees
Initial consultation from £150
Treatment £810
Pre-assessment Included
Main treatment Included
Post-discharge care Included
Pre-assessment, Main treatment and Post-discharge care £810
Guide price £960

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What happens during a larynx diagnostic endoscopy?

A diagnostic endoscopy of the larynx takes between 15-20 minutes. Local anaesthetic will be applied to your nose. Your consultant will pass a very thin, flexible tube with a light and camera on the end (a nasendoscope) through your nose to the area just above your throat. The camera will send pictures of your larynx to a monitor.

If any abnormality is found they may take a tiny tissue sample to be examined in a laboratory.

After larynx diagnostic endoscopy

You will be able to go home after your endoscopy. The numb feeling in your throat should ease after about 1 hour. Avoid drinking any hot drinks until all the feeling in your throat has returned.

Be sure and ask your consultant when the results of your endoscopy will be available.