Sinus Treament in Chicago, IL
At Chicago ENT, we understand just how debilitating this disease is both physically and emotionally. And that’s why we are continuously conducting research to bring you the newest, most minimally invasive treatment options available, like Balloon Sinuplasty™, and SINUVA™
What is Sinusitis?
Sinusitis, also known as rhinosinusitis, is one of the most common and debilitating health problems in the U.S. In fact, research shows sinusitis is now more common than heart disease and asthma.
How is Sinusitis Treated?
The sinuses are air spaces behind the bones of the upper face and are located between the eyes and behind the forehead, nose, and cheeks. Each of the four pairs of sinuses has an opening that allows mucus to drain. This drainage is essential to keeping your sinuses clear. Anything that obstructs the flow may cause mucus buildup thereby causing chronic inflammation in the sinus lining. Signs and symptoms of sinusitis may include:
- Facial pain, pressure, congestion or fullness
- Discharge of yellow or green mucus from the nose
- Loss of the sense of smell or taste
- Bad breath
- Difficulty breathing through the nose
- Teeth pain
- Sore throat
What Can I Do if My Sinusitis is Chronic?
Surgery isn’t your only option for chronic sinusitis. In fact, at Chicago ENT we’re constantly researching the latest, most cutting-edge treatments available. After your medical exam, your Chicago ENT sinus specialist will sit down with you and review your treatment options so together you can decide which treatment is right for you. Those treatments include:
- Medical Therapy — includes antibiotics and nasal sprays.
- Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (ESS) — a procedure used to remove blockages in sinuses.
- Traditional Instrumentation — traditional sinus surgery.
- Balloon Sinuplasty™ — the newest, most minimally invasive surgical option
- SINUVA™ – a non-surgical procedure for patients with repeat nasal polyps.
Quick and accurate diagnosis and treatment from our allergy specialists
Sinus problems are often caused by allergies (such as pollen, mold, dust mites). Our allergists are experts in diagnosing and treating these ailments. Working closely with our ENT specialists, they are able to provide a collaborative plan in treating chronic sinusitis.
To schedule an appointment, call us at 773-296-5500.
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