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Sinus of the Times- Less Invasive Procedure Helps Patients Breathe Easier

Published in Richmond Magazine – December 2014 If the latest seasonal weather shift brings aching sinuses, scratchy throats and maybe a cough waiting in the wings, most of us tend to pop an allergy pill, grab an ibuprofen and hope that the sinuses clear until next season. For chronic sinusitis sufferers who find themselves  on […]

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Dr. Armstrong on CBS6 Virginia This Morning

Missed the interview on CBS6 Virginia This Morning? No problem! Click below to see Dr. Armstrong discussing allergies and treatment options. If you have any questions don’t hesitate to call 804-330-5501.

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Fighting Fall Allergies

If predictions hold true, this fall could be an unusually rough allergy season. In Virginia specifically, our hot temperatures and high humidity causes plats to produce up to four times more pollen that usual.  Additionally, the ragwood season will be a month longer than it usually is, and is likely to run well into November this year. Unfortunately […]

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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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