Chronic sinusitis is more than just a common cold. It’s also more than a case of acute sinusitis, although people do confuse the two or have trouble telling the difference. If you’re dealing with congestion, pain in the facial area, and thick mucus, you most likely have a case of sinusitis. Here are a few ways… [Read More]
Alternatives to Traditional Sinus surgery
If you suffer from chronic sinusitis, you’re probably well aware of the discomfort and misery it can bring with it. You may have been experiencing severe congestion, swelling and pain around your nose, forehead and eyes, thick discharge from your nose or a reduced sense of taste and smell for several months. Back in the… [Read More]
What to Expect After Sinus Surgery
If you suffer from chronic sinusitis, it might seem as though nothing helps. You’re constantly battling congestion. Various areas around your face and head are uncomfortable and even painful. Even when your symptoms are caused by bacteria, antibiotics might not seem to help much. When nothing else relieves your symptoms, sinus surgery might be the best… [Read More]
Are You a Candidate for Rhinoplasty and Sinus Surgery?
Some people are lucky to win the genetic lottery. They have a nose that looks great and functions well. Others end up with breathing problems thanks to a deviated septum or enlarged turbinates. On the flip side, some people have no trouble breathing, but aren’t happy about the way their nose looks. Then there are… [Read More]
What Are The Symptoms Of Chronic Sinusitis?
You’re sneezing, you’re congested, and your nose, cheeks and forehead hurt. Sometimes, nasal problems are more than just a common cold. In some cases, the problem is chronic sinusitis. Sinusitis, which can be either acute or chronic, affects many people, around 37 million in the US, or about one out of every eight people. If… [Read More]
Why Combine Rhinoplasty and Sinus Surgery
In life, it often seems as though you have to choose either form or function. If you want the sports car that looks impressive, you have to give up the idea of getting decent gas mileage. If you pick the fuel-efficient hybrid, you’re sacrificing something when it comes to the car’s looks and “cool factor.”… [Read More]
When Should You Consider Sinus Surgery?
You wake up and there’s an intense feeling of pressure in your forehead and near your eyes. Your nose feels stuffy and when you blow it, the discharge is cloudy or yellowish. Sinusitis is a fairly common problem, affecting about one in eight people in the US. While many people will have to deal with… [Read More]