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With a combined experience of over 50 years, Queen City Ear, Nose, and Throat doctors have successfully operated on sinuses and provided relief to 1,000’s of patients who suffered many chronic sinus related ailments.
With advances in surgical tooling and techniques, sinus surgery has less post surgical bleeding and involves a shorter recovery time.
This type of surgery requires no visible incisions using fiber optics, a miniature camera and light are used to navigate into the sinuses and nasal passages and viewable in the operating room on a monitor for the doctor to effectively operate. Once the doctor reviews and identifies the problem in the sinus cavity he uses tiny surgical instruments to correct a deviated septum, unwanted tissue, or polyps.
Sinus surgery may require the doctors to work close to the eyes and/or brain. For maximum accuracy around these organs, surgeons can use computer guided images to know exactly where they are in the sinuses and avoid hurting critical structures.
Balloon Sinuplasty is a procedure that is performed in the office under local anesthesia that opens sinus passages without removal of tissue and gives lasting results comparable to traditional sinus surgery that is performed in the operating room under general anesthesia. [place balloon sinuplasty video and info provided by Acclarent] We will need to expand on this subject.
If you are experiencing headaches or facial pain associated with sinus congestion or blockage, you can call and schedule an appointment today with Queen City Ear, Nose, and Throat doctors.