Balloon sinus surgery continues to gain new advocates and praise.
This fast and safe procedure involves a tiny balloon that is threaded into a blocked sinus, and gently inflated under anesthesia. The balloon creates an opening and reshapes the surrounding bones just a little, opening a path for draining and preventing future blockages:
As the patient says in the above clip, there was simply no persistent relief before the sinus surgery:
“I’d wear a nasal strip. I’d clean my nose out good with saline,” Mincemoyer said.
And after surgery?
“I notice a significant difference, not only at night but all day long,” said Mincemoyer.