Balloon Sinuplasty Risks

Balloon sinuplasty is an endoscopic procedure that is used to treat people suffering from sinusitis. A small balloon catheter is fed up the sinus cavity and then inflated unblocking inflamed sinuses. Clinical studies have shown the balloon sinuplasty system to be safe and effective.

Fast Facts:

  • There is no cutting or incisions used in this procedure resulting in less pain, bruising, and swelling.
  • Typically, there is no bone or tissue removal.
  • Recovery times vary from person to person, but most people are able to return to normal activity sooner than with traditional surgery.