Rhinology and ophthalmology

Rhinology is the division of science which deals with the study of the nose, including the sinuses. Rhinology concerns itself with medical and surgical diseases of the nasal passages. Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that deals with the anatomy, physiology and diseases of the eyeball. Endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) has been proved as suitable for treatment not only for rhinologic disorders but also for some ophthalmologic and neurosurgical conditions. Structures between eye and nose comprise of connective tissue fibers in helical structural arrangements. Due to the interrelated nature of the eye and nose, it is important to recall that, in some cases, the nose may bring the tip-off you need to diagnose an ocular condition or a side effect of a medication, and vice versa for the eye.