Sinusitis Treatment in Suwanee, GA
Balloon Sinuplasty™ technology is a FDA-cleared, endoscopic, catheter-based system for patients suffering from sinusitis. The technology uses a small, flexible, Sinus Balloon Catheter to open up blocked sinus passageways, restoring normal sinus drainage and function. When the sinus balloon is inflated, it gently restructures and widens the walls of the passageway while maintaining the integrity of the sinus lining. Dr. Jeffrey Goldberg is Board Certified in Otolaryngology and has over 15 years of experience in the treatment of chronic sinusitis using current surgical and medical techniques. To schedule your consultation with Dr. Goldberg at ENT of Georgia North, please call (770) 495-3820 and request an appointment at our ENT clinic in Suwanee, GA.
What is Balloon Sinuplasty?
Balloon Sinuplasty (BSP) is a safe and effective procedure for sinusitis patients who are not responding well to medications and have either had a sinus infection for more than 12 weeks or have 4 or more sinus infections each year. These patients are seeking relief from uncomfortable and painful sinusitis symptoms.
With Balloon Sinuplasty, ENT doctors open inflamed sinuses in the same way that heart surgeons open up blocked arteries during balloon angioplasty. The procedure is less invasive than traditional sinus surgery, and effective at relieving symptoms of chronic sinusitis. Balloon Sinuplasty allows patients to return to normal activities quickly. Unlike conventional sinus surgery, this innovative procedure does not include cutting to remove bone or tissue from the nose.
The benefits of Balloon Sinuplasty include:
Since 2005, more than 375,000 patients have been treated safely with Balloon Sinuplasty.
- Proven Effective
Most chronic sinusitis patients report clinically meaningful improvement in sinus symptoms and quality of life through 2 years following surgery. 1
- Fast Recovery
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.2
Balloon Sinuplasty is minimally invasive and the procedure can be performed right in your ENT’s office. More than 35,000 procedures have been safely completed in the office.
If you have been diagnosed with chronic sinusitis and are not responding well to medications , you may be a candidate for the Balloon Sinuplasty procedure. ENT doctors use this minimally invasive procedure for their sinusitis patients. Balloon Sinuplasty is clinically proven to be a safe and effective procedure option that improves sinus sufferers’ quality of life.
1. Weiss RL, Church CA, et al. Long-term outcome analysis of balloon catheter sinusotomy: two-year follow up. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2008;139:S38-S46.
2. Karanfilov B, Silvers S, Pasha R, Sikand A, Shikani A, Sillers M; for the ORIOS2 study investigators. Office-based balloon sinus dilation: a prospective, multicenter study of 203 patients. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2013;3(5):404-411.
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Important Safety Information
Balloon Sinuplasty Technology is intended for use by or under the direction of a physician. Balloon Sinuplasty Technology has associated risks, including tissue and mucosal trauma, infection, or possible optic injury. Consult your physician for a full discussion of risks and benefits to determine whether this procedure is right for you.
Schedule a Balloon Sinuplasty Consultation in Suwanee, GA
If you are experiencing symptoms of chronic sinusitis and are considering the Balloon Sinusplasty procedure as a treatment option, contact board-certified ENT Dr. Jeffrey Goldberg to discuss your symptoms and candicacy with the Balloon Sinusplasty procedure. To schedule your consultation with Dr. Goldberg at ENT of Georgia North, please call (770) 495-3820 and request an appointment at our ENT clinic in Suwanee, GA.