Sinuplasty

Sinuplasty

As a practice we’ve seen a lot of inquiries about Sinuplasty during 2016. I first started doing balloon Sinuplasty in the office in 2009. Balloon Sinuplasty is less invasive than conventional sinus surgery and offers a speedy recovery. Conventional sinus...
Tis the season for Sinusitis

Tis the season for Sinusitis

It is officially the winter season, and with it comes the colds, flu, and the dreaded winter sinus infections. What often starts as a cold or flu causes the mucosa inside the nose to become inflamed and swollen. This action will block the sinus openings, and not allow...

Chronic Rhinitis

There can be embarrassment associated with a runny nose, nasal congestion, nasal itching, or sneezing especially if these symptoms are a persistent problem. You walk around with tissues in your pocket and your home has at least one box of tissues in every room. Others...
Tis the season for nasal drainage

Tis the season for nasal drainage

If you sneeze a lot, if your nose is often runny or stuffy, or if your eyes, mouth or skin often feels itchy, you may have allergic rhinitis, a condition that affects 40 million to 60 million Americans. Allergic rhinitis is commonly known as hay fever. But you don’t...
Cold vs. Allergy

Cold vs. Allergy

We are often asked how to distinguish between symptoms caused by allergies or a common cold. While they share common symptoms of respiratory inflammation, such as congestion, sneezing, coughing and headache, allergies and colds have some distinguishing...
Back to School with Food Allergies

Back to School with Food Allergies

Back to school is an exciting event in a child’s life!  When a child has food allergies, it can make the process a bit more stressful.  It is important for the caregivers to get organized and make sure that their school is on top of anaphylaxis prevention...