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Balloon Sinuplasty

A safe and highly effective procedure

At Carreño ENT Partners, we perform Balloon Sinuplasty as a safe and non-invasive procedure that helps widen the sinus passageways to improve breathing and reduce the risk of obtaining sinus infections.

A Balloon Sinuplasty is a very simple, typically in-office procedure, that uses a balloon to dilate sinus openings and relieve sinus symptoms in a rapid and efficient, non-invasive manner. A thin, flexible tube is inserted through the nostril into the sinus cavity. Once in position, a tiny balloon at the end of the tube is inflated, gently widening the sinus passageway. Once the narrowed area has been opened, the balloon is deflated and removed along with the tube, restoring normal breathing and drainage. This procedure is routinely done with topical anesthesia so that patient discomfort is minimal or non-existent.

Benefits of Balloon Sinuplasty

  • In-office procedure
  • No general anesthesia
  • Minimal discomfort
  • Lower risk for complications
  • No incisions
  • Quicker recovery time
  • No removal of sinus tissue
  • Long-term relief of symptoms

What to expect after Balloon Sinuplasty?

Our patients recover very fast. They usually go home the same day and return to work within 1 to 2 days. Most of our patients report feeling immediate improvement after the procedure with meaningful improvement in sinus symptoms. We here at Carreño ENT Partners strive to improve your health and quality of life.

If you have any questions regarding this type of procedure or would like additional information, please call our Miami ENT office.