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In-Office Balloon Sinuplasty

January 4, 2013

In-Office Balloon sinuplasty is the latest in our offering to improve patients with sinus headache, sinus infections and sinus pressure. Selected patients that have sinus problems due to blocakge of sinus openings may be a candidate for this procedure. A CT scan is usually performed prior to consideration of the procedure. The procedure is performed...  read more

Are You a Good Candidate for Balloon Sinuplasty?

October 31, 2017

If you have been suffering from chronic or repeated sinus infections and feel like you’ve tried everything to get relief, you may wonder if balloon sinuplasty is right for you. For many patients, this treatment is effective in the treatment of chronic sinus infections that have not responded well to other methods. Are you a...  read more

Does Your Sinus Infection Require Antibiotics?

September 26, 2017

Sinus infections are unpleasant, and it’s understandable that sufferers want relief as quickly as possible. Patients often visit their doctor to request antibiotics, and 90% of the time, general practitioners do prescribe antibiotics to treat acute sinus infections. But does your infection really require antibiotics? The answer: it depends. Let’s take a closer look. Do...  read more

What Is Hay Fever?

August 29, 2017

Texas is one of the leading allergy capitals in the US, and this time of year is especially problematic for many people. The ragweed is in full bloom, and it is a common trigger for a disorder commonly known as hay fever. What exactly is hay fever? Let’s take a closer look. What Is Hay...  read more

3 Dangers of Snoring You Might Not Know About

July 25, 2017

Anyone who has tried to get a restful night’s sleep next to someone who snores knows just how annoying snoring is. Because it’s such an annoyance, many people overlook the actual severity of the problem. Snoring can contribute to numerous serious health problems, and it’s not something that should be taken lightly. Let’s take a...  read more

Should You Consider Balloon Sinuplasty?

June 27, 2017

More than 30 million Americans suffer from the annoying symptoms of chronic sinusitis. The widespread symptoms of this condition often last for months on end with little to no relief. For many patients, balloon sinuplasty provides to be the most effective solution. Should you consider balloon sinuplasty? Let’s take a closer look at the procedure...  read more

What to Do When You Have a Nosebleed

May 30, 2017

If you suffer from nosebleeds, you have probably been told to tilt your head forward when one starts. You’ve probably also been told to tilt your head back. So which one is actually right? Let’s take a closer look. Should You Tilt Your Head Forward or Back? If you’ve been told to tilt your head...  read more

4 Signs You Might Have Sleep Apnea

April 25, 2017

If you snore, you could be suffering from a condition known as sleep apnea. While most of us like to believe that we don’t snore, many of us do. And snoring is one of the most common symptoms of sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder that you should not ignore. It causes...  read more

Signs of Allergies in Children and What To Do About Them

March 28, 2017

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, allergies are becoming increasingly prevalent among children. Cases of allergies are steadily rising, so it’s important for parents to recognize the signs of allergies in children. Allergies may be present at birth or develop at any time, and if you or your partner suffers...  read more

Feeling Stuffy? Find Out How to Tell If It's a Cold or a Sinus Infection

February 28, 2017

At this time of year, lots of people are dealing with sneezing, stuffy noses, congestion and watery eyes. Because these symptoms are associated with several ailments, it’s not always easy to determine exactly what’s going on. For many people, figuring out whether they’re dealing with a cold or a sinus infection is almost impossible. What’s...  read more

Why Snoring Gets Worse as We Age

February 2, 2017

As we age, we become much more likely to snore. While 41.5% of the general population snores, 43.75% of middle-aged adults snore. Research also indicates that mean generally only begin snoring in their 20s or 30s, and the problem intensifies significantly once they reach 50 years of age. Snoring is clearly a nighttime nuisance that...  read more