Breathe easily with targeted treatment of your sinus issues.
From constant sinus pressure to nasal obstruction, we offer targeted treatment options for your sinus issues. Get answers about your sinus infections, breathing difficulties, and other challenging nasal issues.
Symptoms of Sinusitis
- Facial pressure or pain
- Ear fullness/pressure
- Nasal congestion/obstruction
- Post-nasal drip or running nose
- Nasal discharge
- Fever or fatigue
- Changes in sense of smell
Complications of Sinusitis
- Periorbital/Orbital Cellulitis
- Infections in the brain or bones of the sinuses
Effective Diagnosis & Prevention of Sinusitis
While not all cases of sinusitis are preventable, it is important to understand the importance of sinus health and timely treatment.
Our specialists may gather a nasal culture, perform a nasal endoscopy, nasal biopsy or gather imaging of your sinuses. If we suspect allergies have contributed to your sinus issues, we may perform an allergy test.
Treating your allergies can help prevent recurrent sinus infections. Daily saline rinses are effective and healthy for the nasal mucosa. Avoiding allergens and seeking care quickly when sinus issues start can help prevent complications.
Our in-office sinuplasty surgery is a safe, highly effective solution to blocked sinuses, structural nasal issues, and chronic drainage difficulties. Under local anesthetic, a small balloon is inflated in the nasal cavity to drain and unblock sinuses.
Benefits of Balloon Sinuplasty
Relief from Chronic Symptoms
If you're suffering from chronic sinusitis, sinus pain, or recurrent acute rhinosinusitis, balloon sinuplasty may be a wise treatment option for you.
This procedure is less invasive than comparative endoscopic surgeries and can be completed in-office. It does not require stitches and no incisions are made.
Because this procedure doesn't include the cutting of tissue or removal of bone, patients typically return to work after a few days.
Patients suffering from chronic sinusitis typically report lasting benefits and improvement in their quality of life after this surgery.
The sinuses are 8 air filled bony structures in the face. Usually there are 8 sinus cavities, 1 of each pair on the right and left side of the face. The sinuses are called the frontal, maxillary, ethmoid and sphenoid sinuses.
Yes, approximately 25% of the population will suffer from sinusitis. Acute sinusitis typically follows a cold and responds to appropriate antibiotics, chronic sinusitis is a sinus infection that has lasted for months, these infections can require surgical intervention, IV antibiotics etc.
Yes, often times allergies trigger inflammation in our sinuses. When we see a patient for sinus disease we often ask about allergies and depending on the patient, allergy testing can be part of the treatment plan.
There are certain headaches that are called sinus headaches that be can triggered by inflammation in the mucosal lining of the sinuses. Sometimes sinus headaches can trigger migraine headaches. These types of headaches are usually diagnosed by a patient's history, nasal endoscopy and sinus imaging.
Still Have Questions?
As your allies in wellness, our team strives to address all of your questions and concerns. Give us a call and we'll work with you to get the best answers.