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.
- 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.