Nasal implant:
Nasal airway obstruction

Nasal Airway Obstruction Clinical Data

The LATERA® absorbable 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.2


Key peer-reviewed published studies


Evaluation of an absorbable implant for the treatment of nasal valve collapse (NVC)

NVC prevalence

Publication of data confirming nasal valve collapse as a contributor for most nasal obstruction sufferers

24-month case study

Two-year sustained benefit of an absorbable implant for the treatment of NVC


101 data

Prospective, multicenter OR and office studies assessing 6-month outcomes with LATERA implant as a treatment for nasal valve collapse (NVC)


Histology findings confirming LATERA implant replaced with supportive tissue over 18-24 months

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