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5 MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT BALLOON SINUPLASTY

You may have heard of a non-invasive procedure called balloon sinuplasty to treat chronic sinusitis. For many years, traditional sinus surgery was performed, where the sinus tissue and bone are cut and removed; this produces significant discomfort, bleeding, and poor outcomes for patients. Luckily balloon sinuplasty was created and approved by the FDA in 2005, now […]


A NEW TREATMENT FOR NASAL POLYPS

If you have ever been diagnosed with nasal polyps, you know that they can have a big impact on your quality of life. People with nasal polyps often experience diminished smell and taste, sinus pressure or pain, trouble sleeping, recurring sinus infections, and trouble breathing. What are Nasal Polyps? Nasal polyps are soft, non-cancerous growths […]


What are the causes of sleep apnea?

If you snore and feel tired, even if you’ve had a full night’s sleep, you may be experiencing sleep apnea. It’s a potentially serious sleep disorder, so it’s important to see your doctor to be evaluated and get necessary testing if your doctor suspects sleep apnea. Read on to learn about the different types of […]


Local Allergic Rhinitis

Why is my allergy test negative but I still have allergy symptoms? You may have had an allergy skin or blood test recently because you suffer from allergies. Your symptoms may range from itchy eyes, runny nose, or congestion during the day or at night. Surprisingly your skin test was negative or only came up […]



Is it Important to Fix a Deviated Septum?

The septum is the divider that separates the right and left nasal cavities. In fact, the word septum comes from the Greek word for divider. This structure is simple in design as it has a lining on each side and thin eggshell bone and cartilage in the middle layer. As the nose grows during puberty […]


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Mouth Breathing Can Cause Poor Quality Sleep

The nose and sinuses perform critical functions for your health and well being. The nose and sinuses provide filtration, humidification, and warming of the air you breathe. This conditioning of the air allows the throat, vocal cords, bronchial passages, and the lungs to remain warm and wet. It also allows for the removal of harmful […]


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