What is Balloon Sinuplasty?
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What is Sinusitis?
Balloon Sinuplasty Procedure
Unlike traditional sinuplasty, balloon sinuplasty requires no cutting or removal of bone and tissue. The procedure is pretty simple.
Am I a Good Candidate for Balloon Sinuplasty?
Patients with severe structural issues such as a deviated septum or nasal polyps are still good candidates for balloon sinuplasty. At Texas Sinus & Snoring we have a state of the art facility that can handle all levels of surgery in an in-office setting.
Balloon Sinuplasty vs Traditional Sinus Surgery
Balloon sinuplasty offers a much easier solution for chronic sinusitis. The procedure doesn’t involve any removal of bone, cartilage, or tissue. Because of this, there is little to no downtime or loss of work.
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Is Balloon Sinuplasty Safe?
This procedure is safer than traditional sinuplasty because it is minimally invasive. Balloon sinuplasty doesn’t have the risks of bleeding and infection seen in traditional sinus surgery. Post-operative pain is far less. Plus, this treatment doesn’t limit any future treatments or procedures. In other words, you are not burning any bridges if you wind up needing more extensive surgery in the future.
What Anesthesia Is Used?
Balloon Sinuplasty Recovery
Overall balloon sinuplasty does not cause much trauma to the nasal area. This makes it relatively non-invasive and have minimal recovery time. Most patients can return to work and their normal activities after one day.