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Category Archives: Sinus and Nasal

What Is Sinus Pressure? | Austin TX

What causes sinus pressure and headache?

We have all felt sinus pressure before. It is that ache in our face, around our eyes, and/or in our upper teeth. It can start dull and be a nuisance, but it can really become quite severe and incapacitating. Frequently in headache sufferers, it may then trigger a significant migraine, tension, or cluster headache episode. […]


Myths About Balloon Sinuplasty

1. The balloon is left in the sinuses Actually no material is left in the sinuses. The balloon is inserted in to the sinus outflow tract, inflated, deflated, then removed. Unlike cardiac blood vessel dilation the sinus outflow tract area is made of fine compressible bone and no stent is left or required. 2. The […]



Sinus Infection Austin TX

Tips to Avoid a Sinus Infection

There are several things you can do to avoid getting a sinus infection. Obviously, washing hands thoroughly, avoiding people with active infection, avoiding cold exposure which dries the sinus lining are all helpful. Allergy control is also critical. Allergic inflammation of the nose and sinuses reduces the natural defenses of the sinus lining making it […]





Nasal Valve Repair Austin TX

What Is Nasal Valve Collapse?

Nasal valve collapse is nasal obstruction from collapse of the nostrils when the patient breathes in. The patient will feel like they have difficulty breathing and congestion, especially when they lay down at night. They may or may not notice the visible collapse of the nostrils as the collapse may be internal only. Nasal valve […]





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