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Balloon Sinuplasty for Chronic Sinusitis & Nasal Allergies

Treatment for Sinus Pain in Dallas

The signs and symptoms of sinusitis are readily recognized by the 29.4 million Americans who suffer with acute and chronic sinus problems. Most people learn to live with the symptoms. They rely on medications — decongestants, antihistamines, and the like — to relieve the worst of the pain, pressure, and respiratory issues.

If you are one of these sinus sufferers, there's good news. Balloon Sinuplasty, an innovative, new procedure, may help to you breathe easier through allergy season and year round.

An Innovative Approach to Restoring Function to Nasal Passages

Balloon Sinuplasty opens clogged nasal passages using a small thin tube, called a catheter, with a balloon at the end. As illustrated below, the balloon catheter is positioned in the blocked sinus. During Balloon Sinuplasty, the balloon is gently inflated, opening the blocked sinus, restoring normal function, and offering immediate relief.

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  • Step 1. A soft flexible guide is gently inserted through the nostril.
  • Step 2. The balloon catheter is moved into the blocked passageway and gently inflated.
  • Step 3. The balloon is then deflated and removed, leaving an open sinus passageway, and restoring normal drainage and function.

A Virtually Painless, Fast Recovery

Unlike conventional sinus surgery, Balloon Sinuplasty offers significant advantages:

  • Minimally invasive
  • No incisions or cutting
  • No bruises or swelling
  • Less bleeding
  • No nasal packing
  • Faster recovery
  • Significantly less pain

Many patients report Balloon Sinuplasty to be virtually painless, and recover fully within 24 hours.

Balloon Sinuplasty at Methodist Dallas

Balloon Sinuplasty is performed on an outpatient basis by an otolaryngologist who is specially trained in the procedure. Methodist Dallas was the first health care facility in Dallas to perform Balloon Sinuplasty for the treatment of sinusitis.

Call Methodist Health System at 214-947-0015 or 1-877-628-7475 to find out if Balloon Sinuplasty may be right for you. We'll put you in touch with an ENT specialist who is specially trained in the Balloon Sinuplasty procedure and may be able to put you on the road to easier breathing.