Frequently Asked Questions

Sinusitis & Balloon Sinuplasty

What is Balloon Sinuplasty?

Balloon Sinuplasty (BSP) is a safe and effective procedure for chronic sinusitis patients who are not responding well to medications and are seeking relief from uncomfortable and painful...

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What are the benefits of having in-office Balloon Sinuplasty?

Local Anesthesia. Balloon Sinuplasty In-Office is an option for patients who decline or are ineligible for general anesthesia. Fast Recovery. While recovery time varies with each...

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Will insurance cover nasal surgery?

Insurance usually does not cover cosmetic surgery. However, surgery to correct or improve breathing function, major deformity, or injury is frequently covered in whole or in part...

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Snoring, Sleep Apnea & VOAT Treatment

What is sleep apnea?

Snoring we all know well. What many don't realize is that snoring is often a sign of sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is the condition where the oxygen movement at night is critically...

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What causes it?

In general, sleep apnea is a part of a spectrum of a disease where the upper airway has too much resistance. During sleep, the upper airway relaxes and, due to many causes, it collapses...

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What are the symptoms of sleep apnea?

Suffering from fatigue or tiredness through the day. Waking up with the feeling like you have not had enough sleep, even after sleeping many hours. Experiencing personality changes...

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How serious is it?

Sleep apnea is a potentially life-threatening condition and leaves people more susceptible to other health problems. Strokes are three times more common in heavy snorers than in...

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Is there a cure?

The most commonly prescribed treatment for sleep apnea is continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), however compliance rates are extremely low. Sleep apnea can be treated surgically...

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Do I have sleep apnea?

If someone has witnessed you having excessively loud snoring, breathing pauses during your sleep, or making gasping or choking sounds, you may have...

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