Category Archives: Nasal Surgery
Is Sinuplasty Right For me

Is Sinuplasty Right For me

Sinusitis is a medical condition that affects nearly 40 million Americans every year and is one of the most common conditions that we treat at East Texas Sinus. Sinusitis is a condition where the sinus cavity is blocked due to swelling or build-up of mucus in the nose. This blockage…

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What are Nasal Polyps?

What are Nasal Polyps?

Many people struggle with sinusitis or congestion and are unable to find the cause. One of the lesser-known causes is nasal polyps. Nasal polyps affect a lot of people, and the factors that cause them vary from person to person. East Texas Sinus has been a specialized ENT in the…

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Is Balloon Sinus Dilation effective? 

Is Balloon Sinus Dilation effective? 

Balloon Sinus Dilation (BSD), otherwise known as Balloon Sinuplasty is an advanced type of non-invasive nasal surgery.This procedure is recognized as minimally invasive, meaning it doesn't involve any cutting or altering of major nasal tissues or bones. As a result, it makes for shorter recovery time and generally less painful…

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Tips for Recovering from Sinusplasty

Tips for Recovering from Sinusplasty

  Sinuplasty or other varieties of sinus-related surgeries require great care and attention, post-operation. General recovery time often depends on your health and nature of the procedure, that said, most people require at least several weeks away from work or school-related responsibilities to fully recover. Whether you undergo an ethmoidectomy,…

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Five Major Myths About Having Sinus Treatment Surgery in Longview TX

Five Major Myths About Having Sinus Treatment Surgery in Longview TX

 Fear of the unknown and misinformation are two reasons why people avoid sinus surgery. Despite the many examples, there are still misconceptions about having sinus surgery. Here are five myths people have about having surgery to relieve sinus issues. Your sinuses will eventually drain - Depending on the severity…

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Six Facts You Need to Know About Ballon Sinus Surgery in Mt. Pleasant

Six Facts You Need to Know About Ballon Sinus Surgery in Mt. Pleasant

Balloon sinus surgery can sound daunting at first, but it can cure a child's sinus problems for good. Stuffy noses, coughs, and nasal blockages can all be alleviated. Before booking an appointment, though, what is a balloon sinus dilation? A balloon sinus dilation is when a balloon is used to…

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Breathe Easy: The Reassuring Truth About Sinuplasty Recovery

Breathe Easy: The Reassuring Truth About Sinuplasty Recovery

After suffering from sinus infections and discomfort for months or even years, you and your ear, nose and throat doctor may have decided that sinuplasty is the best option. Also called balloon sinuplasty, this procedure involves placing a small balloon catheter inside the sinus opening. The balloon is inflated, expanding…

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Take a Deep Breath: Sinuplasty and Deviated Septum Surgery Can Help

Take a Deep Breath: Sinuplasty and Deviated Septum Surgery Can Help

Nosebleeds, facial pain and difficulty breathing are just a few of the frustrating symptoms that a deviated septum can cause. Fortunately, corrective surgery may help. The septum is the wall of cartilage and bone in the nose that separates the nostrils. It becomes deviated when it drastically moves towards one…

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Surgery Alternatives: Sinus Treatment Tips from East Texas Sinus

Surgery Alternatives: Sinus Treatment Tips from East Texas Sinus

Do you struggle with sinus pain or sinusitis? Sinus problems can be chronic and incredibly frustrating to manage. If you have been dealing with these issues for a while, you’ve probably heard a suggestion or recommendation for sinus surgery at least once. While surgery can be beneficial in some cases,…

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Chronic Sinusitis Treatment That Relieves Stress From Sinus Pain

Chronic Sinusitis Treatment That Relieves Stress From Sinus Pain

Having chronic sinus pain is a problem without an easy solution. Difficulty breathing, coughing, facial pain and a reduced palette are only some of the issues dealt with on a daily basis. Though the answer is not as easy as a snap of the finger, East Texas Sinus offers the…

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