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Sinusitis Treatment: In-Office Balloon Sinus Dilation
We are a recognized National Center of Excellence for In-Office Balloon Sinus Dilation
Sinusitis sufferers-find instant relief that lasts. In-office balloon sinus dilation is a minimally-invasive option that can be performed by one of our physicians in our office. The goal of in-office balloon sinus dilation is to reshape anatomy to expand sinus pathways and restore drainage.
How A Little Balloon Restores Sinus Drainage
Your physician first locates the sinus area to be treated
The device is carefully positioned.
Your physician gently inflates the small balloon and dilates the treatment area to restore drainage. The balloon is removed from the treatment area.
The procedure utilizes small balloons placed in key places in the nose and sinus, which are then dilated to expand the sinus pathways. It may be an effective, lasting option for some patients whose symptoms do not resolve with medication.
The Benefits Of In-office Balloon Sinus Dilation Include:
Delivers instant, lasting relief
Convenient, comfortable office procedure
Quick recovery- most patients return to normal activity in 24 hours
May reduce healthcare costs
Balloon sinus dilation improves sinusitis symptoms
an average of 70% for at least 24 months1
Ready to start breathing easier?
Discuss in-office balloon sinuplasty with our providers today!
I was satisfied with the customer service and the gentleman who took care of me was very informative and gentle.
Great service! I was on time for my appointment, and I was out of the office in a half-hour.
I thought everyone involved with my visit was extremely professional and made a person feel good about visiting a doctors office. This includes the Doctor as well. Good luck in the future!
Hannah (the receptionist), the technicians, and the PA were all very professional and friendly. This was my first visit. I decided on this office after reading other good reviews. So glad I went there. Very thorough exam!!
All staff members were friendly and helpful. Very nice, new facility. Very efficient, no wait time on my appointment. I was told they day before I would have a scope and what the cost would be. After initial exam, it was not needed. So I would say it is a trustworthy place to go.
Fantastic meeting with Dr. Shah at the Shiloh IL. facility. He was very professional, and approachable. He asked questions, listened to my concerns and answered all of my questions. I would highly recommend him to anyone that needs to see an ENT expert. He exceeded my expectations.
Being a nurse, I am very PARTICULAR regarding care. My husband has received excellent care from Dr. George. We were introduced at Memorial East ER when I took my husband for a severe nosebleed after exhausting all of my nursing skills to get it under control. Dr. George was very professional, knowledgeable and most of all a terrific bedside manner. Follow up in his private office has also been exceptional from the intake staff and nursing personnel. I highly recommend Dr. George and this facility for treatment.
Top notch Doctor, Dr Shah, as well as a top notch and knowledgeable staff. I've never waited longer than about ten minutes. Highly recommended.
The entire ENT staff is extremely professional...receptionists, techs, PAs and doctors, all are exceptional.
I had great results after my balloon sinus surgery. The amount of money that I spend on Kleenex has been dramatically reduced!
1 Stankiewicz J, Truitt T, Atkins J, Winegar B, Cink P, Raviv J, Henderson D, Tami T. Two-year results: transantral balloon dilation of the ethmoid infundibulum. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2012 May; 2(3): 199-206
2 Stankiewicz J, Tami T, Truitt T, Atkins J, Liepert D, Winger B. Transantral, endoscopically guided balloon dilatation of the ostiomeatal complex for chronic rhinosinusitis under local anesthesia. Am J of Rhinology. 2009 May-June; 321-327.
3 Gould, J. In-office balloon dilation: Procedure techniques and outcomes using a malleable multi-sinus dilation tool. ENT Journal. Vendome Healthcare Media, 19 Dec 2012.
4 Stankiewicz J, Truitt T, Atkins J, Winegar B, Cink P, Raviv J, Henderson D, Tami T. Two-year results: transantral balloon dilation of the ethmoid infundibulum. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2012 May; 2(3): 199-206.