Sinus pain can arise from a number of possible sources. Some of the most common include allergies, pressure and congestion. Although many of these can be treated with a combination of rest and medication, truly severe sinus pain may sometimes require surgery.
Balloon sinus surgery, also known as balloon sinuplasty, is a recently developed procedure that involves sliding a tiny malloon into the sinuses, and inflating it to create an opening for drainage. Because the procedure is minimally invasive, it can often be performed within your sinus surgeon’s office, under local anesthesia. Many people are able to return to the work and daily lives within a day, as this article describes:
[G]entle sinus balloon dilation can now be performed as a simple office procedure. This can relieve these complaints permanently and allow patients to avoid all of the constant medicines.
Chronic sinus pain is simply too uncomfortable to ignore. If you’re looking for a better way to treat sinus pain in Los Angeles, I invite you to contact the pros at LASI today.