A very effective way to treat chronic sinusitis and similar conditions is with a Balloon Sinuplasty procedure. It is safe and has brought relief and a lasting solution to those suffering with sinus problems.

While Balloon Sinuplasty has been around for a while, there are a few questions going around about the procedure.   But there is one thing for certain, it is a safe and effective treatment. In fact, it has helped thousands of Central Florida residence.

Questions surrounding Balloon Sinuplasty

Will the procedure require nasal packing?

In traditional sinus or nasal surgery, a patient’s nose will need to be packed with gauze after the procedure, which is typically very uncomfortable, but this is not necessary with Balloon Sinuplasty. The new technology of Balloon Sinuplasty has eliminated the post procedure nasal packing.

Like with traditional sinus surgery, will it need to be repeated?

The majority of Balloon Sinuplasty patients see vast improvements in condition shortly after the procedure, it typically does not need to be repeated.

Is the recovery process long time or difficult?

While it may sound too good to be true, there is almost no down time with the Balloon Sinuplasty procedure.  Instead of a recovery time of a few days, patients can return to their normal actives just after a day of rest.

Will my insurance cover Balloon Sinuplasty?

Most insurance plans don’t cover the procedure. While pre-authorization may be necessary, the team at Orlando Ears, Nose & Throat will handle all the paperwork for you.

Is Balloon Sinuplasty a good treatment for recurring nasal polyps?

While there are advanced treatment options that can identify and treat polyps to reduce the chances of them returning, the doctors at Orlando Ears, Nose & Throat can guide you to the best solution.

It the procedure painful?

A topical and local anesthetic is used so the patient doesn’t feel any pain. A pressure sensation may be felt during the procedure.

The fact is, Balloon Sinuplasty has proven to safely help people suffering with chronic sinus problems.  If you have any question, don’t hesitate to contact Orlando Ears, Nose & Throat, and get the facts you need.

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