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What is Sinusitis ?

Sinusitis or rhinosinusitis, is inflammation of the mucous membrane that lines the paranasal sinuses within your nose. Tens of millions of people suffer from or develop sinusitis each year. Sinusitis can result from infection, allergy, or cold. Symptoms include drainage from the nose or down the back of the throat, nasal congestion, tenderness and swelling… Read more »

What is Sinus Dilation?

Sinus Dilation is a greatly simplified sinus surgery that is safe and effective for patients suffering from chronic sinusitis. Sinus Dilation with Simplicity® Dilators is as effective as the much more expensive balloon sinuplasty and other more complicated dilation procedures.  During Sinus Dilation Simplicity® Dilators are used to gently expand the natural sinus openings to… Read more »

What is Balloon Sinuplasty?

A balloon device is inserted into the sinus passageways. The balloon is then inflated to dilate the sinus passageways. Balloon Sinuplasty is offered by some doctors in their office under local anesthesia. Doctors open inflamed sinuses in the same way that heart surgeons open up blocked arteries during balloon angioplasty. Balloon devices are non-reusable and represent… Read more »