The LATERA nasal implant is used to support upper and lower lateral cartilage in the nose, reinforcing the nasal wall like traditional cartilage and polymer grafts. Supporting the cartilage in this manner may reduce nasal airway obstruction symptoms and help patients breathe better.
The LATERA implant supports the upper and lower lateral cartilage by anchoring above the maxilla to provide cantilever support.
The LATERA nasal implant system is indicated for supporting upper and lower lateral nasal cartilage.
The LATERA nasal implant system offers ENT physicians the following features and benefits
LATERA implant patients saw the following improvements1:
Risks included temporary symptoms such as1,2:
1. San Nicoló M, Stelter K, Sadick H, Bas M, Berghaus A. A 2-Year Follow-Up Study of an Absorbable Implant to Treat Nasal Valve Collapse. Facial Plast Surg 2018; 10.1055/s-0038-1672213.
2. IFU LATERA absorbable nasal implant system