American Sinus Institute uses The Honrubia Technique™ which places the comfort and safety of the patient first. Through this technique, the surgery is done under anesthesia, ensuring that the patients have a relaxing, positive experience and is much more effective than the traditional surgery.
Plus people have received the balloon sinuplasty procedure
of patients who’ve had the procedure say it gave them the relief they needed and they would have it again
an in office procedure and takes on average of 20 minutes.
Balloon Sinuplasty is a minimally invasive procedure that opens sinus passages. It relieves the pain and pressure associated with chronic sinusitis. This procedure is conducted here at the American Sinus Institute. The Honrubia Technique for Balloon Sinuplasty is done under anesthesia. This ensures that patients have a more relaxing and positive experience than when the procedure is performed under a local anesthetic. It also allows us to address other sinus related complaints. An anesthesia provider administers intravenous medications to keep patients lightly sedated and comfortable.
After Balloon Sinuplasty, the sinuses remain open, allowing the return of normal sinus drainage and relief of sinus pressure.
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Balloon Sinuplasty is a more advanced form of the original sinuplasty procedure. Instead of removing significant portions of sinus tissues, this method employs a tiny balloon that is placed in the area of the blocked sinuses and slowly inflated. As the balloon inflates, it compacts the walls of your sinuses and widens the passage, which is then flushed with a saline solution. In general, this procedure takes far less time than a traditional sinuplasty surgery and recovery time is drastically reduced.
In addition to the reduced recovery time required by balloon sinuplasty, there are a number of other benefits as well. The process is typically less expensive than traditional procedures, there are fewer risks involved since there is less cutting, and the overall discomfort experienced by the patient is minimized. This procedure can be done as an outpatient service in less than an hour, and the need for gauze packing is eliminated.