Balloon Sinuplasty

Procedure Overview: Balloon Sinuplasty

Those who suffer with severe chronic sinusitis know what a nightmare it can be: constant pain and pressure in your face, soreness in your nose, continual stuffiness and mucus, runny noses and coughing. Sinusitis can not only ruin your day it can interfere with your life. Worse, you may feel...

Why Snoring Worsens with Age

Snoring is a persistent problem that affects millions of Americans every year. It is often as much as a nuisance — if not more — for the snorer’s partner than for the snorer themselves. It also tends to get much worse as we get older. There are many reasons why...

Saying Goodbye to Sinusitis

Sinusitis, or a painful inflammation of the sinuses, affects almost one in eight Americans who battle colds. The stuffy feeling, pain and inflammation can last for weeks as the sinus drainage passages struggle to clear up. It is difficult to breathe; pounding headaches plague the patient. Now, however, a new...

Is Balloon Sinuplasty Safe?

There is a large part of the population that suffers from sinusitis. This is the condition where your sinuses, normally filled with air, get blocked and infected. It is characterized by a feeling of pressure, headaches, a stuffed nose and coughs. A new procedure called balloon sinuplasty is providing sufferers...

What to Ask Your Doctor about Balloon Sinuplasty

Sinusitis is a condition that affects nearly 40 million Americans annually. Over the last ten years, the prevalence of this condition has skyrocketed, potentially because of heightened levels of pollution in the air, resistance to antibiotics, and more crowded urban conditions. This condition, an inflammation of the sinus lining, can...

Is Balloon Sinuplasty Safe?

Sinusitis is one of the most common health issues faced across the United States, affecting well over 35 million people every year. It affects more people than asthma or heart disease and has a massive impact on quality of life. The disease causes inflammation from nasal mucous membranes, throat and...

Afraid of Sinus Surgery?

  Traditional sinus surgery is very effective, but it is also the number one cited fear of those that suffer from ongoing sinusitis. The fear makes sense, when you consider the horror stories you hear nightmarish talk about the seemingly miles of packing gauze and post-surgery pain. Luckily, those techniques...

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