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Balloon sinus dilation in the office shows proven benefit over traditional endoscopic sinus surgery


Quick relief is now available for many patients with chronic sinusitis.  Once considered a painful and messy surgical operation, the majority of blocked sinuses can be dilated in the doctor’s office under local anesthesia. A recently published clinical trial has proven that balloon sinus dilation is significantly less painful, less bloody, and offers faster return […]

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How to Protect Yourself from Dust Allergies


From our friends at Zyrtec® Here’s a foolproof plan to help you in the battle against dust. Transcript For people with allergies, dealing with dust is more than a chore. It’s an ongoing battle. To protect yourself from dust allergies, clean your home regularly. Dust furniture with a damp cloth or cleaning spray at least […]

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Revision Surgery of the Frontal Sinus – An Office Procedure


Revision sinus surgery can be significantly more dangerous than initial surgery, as the surgeon is often operating through scarred and diseased tissues within an eighth of an inch of the brain and the eye socket. In some cases, local anesthesia may be the safest way to avoid complications. This 68-year-old woman has a history of […]

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Dr. Armstrong on Virginia This Morning


Virginia This Morning Richmond Sinus & Allergy Segment – featuring Dr. Michael Armstrong, moderated by Jessica Noll Jessica Noll: Do you constantly feel like you have a cold? It could actually be allergies. Dr. Michael Armstrong from Richmond Sinus & Allergy is with us this morning – just in time for the looming allergy season. […]

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Leaving A Bad Taste In Your Mouth – Sinusitis (via Medical News Today)


The immune system protects the upper respiratory tract from bacterial infections, but the cues that alert the immune system to the presence of bacteria are not known. In this issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation, researchers led by Noam Cohen at the University of Pennsylvania demonstrated that the bitter taste receptor T2R38 regulates the […]

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