Sinus Surgery

Sinus Surgery

Sinus Surgery Facts: Traditional sinus surgery removes diseased or obstructive sinus tissue resulting in improved natural sinus drainage. Post-operative care is as important as the sinus surgery. Balloon sinuplasty or sinus ostial dilation surgery is a newer method to address sinus disease. It involves expanding the natural drainage openings of the sinus passages. It is…

Why Dysport®?

As a person ages, the skin loses elasticity creating wrinkles from the constant movement of facial muscles. Dysport® is directly injected into the muscles connected to the wrinkles, also called glabullar muscles, immobilizing them to create the appearance of smoother skin. On average, around 3 to 5 injections are needed to adequately cover the wrinkled…

Saline Nasal Washes

Dry, dusty conditions and changing seasons can lead to sinus irritations and activate allergies. It’s easy to reach for an over-the-counter option to block histamines, but a simple, saline wash made with ingredients found in your own kitchen could help as well. Read this informative article from the National Institutes of Health about using saline nasal…

Understanding Sinusitis

Sinusitis affects people of all ages and can be painful, causing headaches, facial pain, nasal congestion, and a runny nose. It has many of the same symptoms as the common cold, but unlike a cold, symptoms may be caused by a bacterial infection. What is Sinusitis? Sinus cavities are located on either side of the…

Nonsyndromic Hearing Loss

What is nonsyndromic hearing loss? Nonsyndromic hearing loss is a partial or total loss of hearing that is not associated with other signs and symptoms. In contrast, syndromic hearing loss occurs with signs and symptoms affecting other parts of the body. Nonsyndromic hearing loss can be classified in several […] Click here to view original…