Sinus sufferers, get your life back:In-Office Balloon Sinuplasty

Sinus sufferers, get your life back: In-Office Balloon Sinuplasty

Have your sinus symptoms not responded well to medication? Sinus relief is here.

You are not alone. At least 20% of chronic sinusitis patients are not successfully treated with medical therapy.

Sinusitis occurs when the linings of your nose, sinuses and throat become inflamed, possibly from a pre-exisiting cold or allergies. When you have frequent sinusitis or the infection lasts three months or more, it could be chronic sinusitis.

For patients suffering from chronic sinusitis, symptoms may include:





Standard of care begins with medical therapy (antibiotics and steroids). After medical therapy has been attempted, a candidate may have 3 options:

*Try medical therapy again.

*Have a In-Office Balloon Sinuplasty procedure

*Go to the operating room (OR) for surgery under general anesthesia with or without Balloon Sinuplasty.

In-Office Balloon Sinuplasty

A simple procedure to give you lasting relief, allowing you to get back to your life.

Points of Consideration

*Can be conducted comfortably without general anesthesia, meaning that food and drink are typically permitted prior to the procedure.

*Comfortable familiar environment.

*Limited downtime as most procedures last less than 60 minutes and most people return to their normal activities within 2 days.

*Some eligible patients may have lower out of pocket costs if the procedure is performed in a doctor’s office.

Balloon Sinuplasty in the OR

Allows ENT surgeons to provide lasting relief in conjunction with other surgical techniques.

Points of Consideration

*Patients are not awake during the procedure.

*May be conducted in conjunction with other procedures requiring general anesthesia.

*No food or drink after midnight the day before the procedure.

*Average procedure and in-facility recovery time of 4 hours.

*Possible side effects and complications of  general anesthesia.

What is Balloon Sinuplasty?

Balloon Sinuplasty safety and effectively dilates sinus openings, resulting in relief from sinus symptoms.

Step One: A soft, flexible guidewire is inserted into the blocked sinus.

Step Two: The balloon is advanced over the guidewire and is inflated to gently expand the sinus opening.

Step Three: The balloon is removed leaving the sinus open.

Balloon Sinuplasty Technology is intended for use by or under the direction of a physician. Balloon Sinuplasty Technology has associated risks, including tissue and mucosal trama, infection or possible optic injury. Consult your physician for a full discussion of risks and benefits to determine whether this procedure is right for you.

For more information on Balloon Sinupalsty visit

Disclaimer: This information was taken directly from  the Acclarent pamphlet on Balloon Sinuplasty. Please call or email the above numbers for more information on the procedure.




About jwatrel

I am a free-lance writer and Blogger. I am the author of the book "Firehouse 101" ( 2005) part of trilogy of books centered in New York City. My next book "Love Triangles" is finished being edited and should be ready for release in the Fall. My latest book, "Dinner at Midnight", a thriller is on its last chapter. My long awaited book explains the loss of the 2004 Yankee game to Boston. I work as a Consultant, Adjunct College Professor, Volunteer Fireman and Ambulance member and Blogger. I have a blog site for caregivers called 'bergencountycaregiver', a step by step survival guide to all you wonderful folks taking care of your loved ones, a walking project to walk every block, both sides, of the island of Manhattan "MywalkinManhattan" and discuss what I see and find on the streets of New York and three sites to accompany it. One is an arts site called "Visiting a Museum", where I showcase small museums, historical sites and parks that are off the beaten track both in Manhattan and outside the city to cross reference with "MywalkinManhattan" blog site. Another is "DiningonaShoeStringNYC", featuring small restaurants I have found on my travels in this project, that offer wonderful meals for $10.00 and under. So be on the lookout for updates on all three sites and enjoy 'MywalkinManhattan'. The third is my latest site, "LittleShoponMainStreet", which showcases all the unique and independent shops that I have found on my travels throughout and around Manhattan. I have started two new blog sites for the fire department, one "EngineOneHasbrouck HeightsFireDepartmentnj" for the Hasbrouck Heights Fire Department to discuss what our Engine Company is doing and the other is "BergenCountyFireman'sHomeAssociation" for the Bergen County Fireman's Association, which fire fighters from Bergen County, NJ, go to the Fireman's Home in Boonton, NJ to bring entertainment and cheer to our fellow brother fire fighters quarterly.
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1 Response to Sinus sufferers, get your life back:In-Office Balloon Sinuplasty

  1. jwatrel says:

    Please call the above number or email them for more information.

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