What is Balloon Sinuplasty?

Balloon Sinuplasty could be an effective solution if traditional medications and initial treatments haven't successfully addressed your ongoing and repetitive symptoms of sinusitis. This minimally invasive method involves the expansion of your sinuses to improve airflow and support drainage, all without removing bones or tissue.

Is Balloon Sinuplasty an effective treatment?

Yes, 93% of patients who have undergone the Balloon Sinuplasty procedure have experienced significant improvements in their symptoms of sinusitis. For more detailed information about Balloon Sinuplasty and its outcomes, explore the FAQ section at balloonsinuplasty.com.

Is Balloon Sinuplasty painful?

Balloon Sinuplasty is generally considered a minimally invasive and less painful alternative to traditional sinus surgery. Typically, the procedure is performed under local anesthesia, which numbs the treatment area to minimize discomfort during the procedure.

However, pain tolerance varies from person to person, so experiences can differ. It's important to discuss any concerns about pain with your healthcare provider, who can provide detailed information about what you can expect during and after the procedure.

Is Balloon Sinuplasty a permanent solution?

Studies have shown that the benefits of the procedure can last for years after treatment, reducing the frequency and severity of sinus infections and associated symptoms. However, it's important to note that while Balloon Sinuplasty addresses the physical obstructions contributing to sinusitis, it does not cure all the underlying causes of sinus infections.

Consulting with a healthcare provider can help determine if Balloon Sinuplasty is a suitable and potentially lasting solution for your sinusitis concerns.

What is the Balloon Sinuplasty recovery experience like?

Recovery time from a Balloon Sinuplasty procedure can differ from one individual to another, but generally, most patients who undergo the procedure can resume their regular activities within 24-48 hours.

What are the risks?

Balloon Sinuplasty stands out as a less invasive alternative to traditional sinus surgery, boasting a lower rate of complications. However, like any medical intervention, it carries its own set of potential risks and complications. It's crucial to discuss these with your healthcare provider to understand if your specific condition might introduce any unique risks with this procedure.

How long does the procedure take?

For the complete process, including pre-treatment preparation and post-treatment examination, you should anticipate being in our office for approximately one and a half to two hours. The duration of the procedure itself varies based on your unique condition and anatomical characteristics.

Is Balloon Sinuplasty covered by insurance?

The majority of insurance providers, including Medicare, offer coverage for Balloon Sinuplasty if it is deemed medically reasonable and necessary. For precise details regarding your insurance coverage, contact your insurance provider to understand the specifics of your policy.

How much does Balloon Sinuplasty cost?

For the most accurate and personalized cost information, it's best to consult with the healthcare provider performing the procedure and your insurance company to understand the coverage details and any potential out-of-pocket expenses.