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Balloon Sinuplasty

Chapel Hill Ear, Nose and Throat is the premier choice for treatment of your otolaryngology medical and surgical needs. We have had the pleasure of serving our patients needs in the Chapel Hill area for close to 35 years.

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Balloon Sinuplasty

Chapel Hill Ear, Nose and Throat is the premier choice for treatment of your otolaryngology medical and surgical needs. We have had the pleasure of serving our patients needs in the Chapel Hill area for close to 35 years.

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What is Balloon Sinuplasty?

A Breakthrough in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

Balloon Sinuplasty (BSP) is a safe and effective sinus procedure for chronic sinusitis patients seeking relief from uncomfortable sinus pain symptoms.

Now Available in the ENT Office, Balloon Sinuplasty is:

  • Safe & Less Invasive
  • Proven Effective with Fast Recovery

How is Balloon Sinuplasty Safe & Less Invasive?
With Balloon Sinuplasty, there is no cutting of nasal bone or tissue. More than 380,000 patients suffering from chronic sinusitis symptoms have been treated by ear, nose and throat doctors using Balloon Sinuplasty.

How do patients feel after Balloon Sinuplasty?
In a study tracking patients 2 years following their Balloon Sinuplasty Sinus Surgery in the OR, most chronic sinusitis patients report clinically meaningful improvement in sinus symptoms and quality of life.

How long does recovery take after Balloon Sinuplasty?
While recovery time varies with each patient, recovery is typically fast. In a study of in-office balloon dilation, most patients returned to work and normal activity within 2 days.

How Does Balloon Sinuplasty Work?

Step 1 – A balloon catheter is inserted into the inflamed sinus.

Step 2 – The balloon is inflated to expand the sinus opening.

Step 3 – Saline is sprayed into the sinus to flush out any pus and mucus.

Step 4 – The system is removed, leaving the sinuses clean and open.

Balloon Sinuplasty is now available to eligible patients as a procedure performed in your doctor’s office, under local anesthesia. Your physician will recommend the best approach for you.

  • 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 patient, most patients who undergo the in-office procedure can return to normal activities and work within 2 days.
  • Comfortable Surroundings
    Experience the procedure in the comfort of your physician’s office rather than a hospital operating room.
  • High Patient Satisfaction
    The majority of patients who had Balloon Sinuplasty In-Office would recommend the procedure to family and friends.
  • Potential for Significant Cost Savings
    Some eligible patients may have lower out-of-pocket costs if the procedure is performed in a lower cost of care setting, such as a physician’s office.