Patients Share Their Balloon Sinus Dilation Stories
Karen's Sinusitis Story
Karen struggled with sinus and allergy problems for years. Her sinus condition made it difficult to sleep soundly, leaving her fatigued during the day. Karen tried a number of medications, but she found only temporary relief and suffered from side effects which left her tired and drowsy. After seeing an ad for balloon sinus dilation, Karen made the decision to improve her quality of life, once and for all. The office balloon sinus procedure was quite comfortable, and she is now able to get a good night's sleep and wake up ready to take on the day.
Cynthia's Office Sinus Dilation Story
For years, Cynthia experienced persistent sinus congestion, pressure and infections. Prescriptions of antibiotics and steroids would to help her feel better, but a few weeks later, another sinus infection would strike. Frustrated with the side effects of medication, Cynthia researched her treatment options online and discovered office sinus dilation. During the procedure, Cynthia felt a bit of pressure, but never pain. Her recovery was quick--she returned to work the next day. Cynthia was sleeping much more soundly in just one week, and now she feels re-energized and an overall sense of well-being and happiness.
How Mary Ann Found Sinus Relief
Mary Ann suffered from sinus issues for much of her life, but recently the pressure became constant. Every day activities like going out to dinner were no longer enjoyable. The frustration over her declining quality of life led Mary Ann to explore office sinus dilation. She felt relaxed during the procedure and did not experience any discomfort. After the procedure, Mary Ann says she regained her sense of smell and taste, and life is better.
XprESS Indications for Use: To access and treat the frontal recesses, sphenoid sinus ostia and maxillary ostia/ethmoid infundibula in adults using a trans-nasal approach. The bony sinus outflow tract is remodeled by balloon displacement of adjacent bone and paranasal sinus structures.
Please see Instructions for Use for a complete listing of contraindications, warnings, precautions and adverse events.
Caution – Federal (USA) law restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a physician.