Millions of Americans deal with serious sinus issues. As the fluid builds behind the face, it can lead to painful infections. There are many symptoms for sinusitis including.
- Facial congestion and fullness
- Nasal blockage
- Nasal discharge
- Dental Pain
- Bad Breath
In the past, patients suffering from serious sinus issues had two choices. They could manage the issues through medication, or undergo endoscopic sinus surgery to expand pathways that allow the sinuses to drain.
Balloon sinuplasty offers a third approach. In the comfort of your ENT specialist’s office like Ear, Nose & Throat Associates of South Florida, P.A. Using a balloon and catheter, your doctor can gently open sinus passages, allowing better drainage. The recovery times are short, and because the procedure is performed in a doctor’s office, the balloon sinuplasty cost is much lower.
While the procedure might not be for all patients, it might be right for you. Consult with your specialist to learn more about what makes balloon sinuplasty the perfect option for many patients.