Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

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Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

Functional endoscopic sinus surgery has been proven to dramatically improve the quality of life of patients who suffer from conditions such as:

• Sinusitis
• Nasal polyps
• Bacterial, fungal, and other serious and recurrent sinus issues

The procedure typically takes place under a general anesthetic. From here, a doctor uses an endoscope to assess the blockage of your sinuses. Once the problem is rooted out, the offensive tissue or abnormal bone is removed, providing a permanent solution to the obstructed cavity. For patients who suffer from recurrent sinus pressure, uncomfortable drainage and other symptoms, this treatment provides the solution to a lifetime of congestion symptoms and drainage issues. Recovery times for this OR treatment vary, but most patients are able to resume normal activities no more than two weeks following their procedure.

Most insurance companies, including Medicare, offer coverage for the functional endoscopic sinus surgery treatment. Get in touch with your insurance provider today to discover more about your policy and whether or not this procedure is a viable option to treat your sinusitis. Better yet, give our Metairie, LA location a call today to learn more about the sinus treatments offered by Dr Hickam and Dr Spring. You could be breathing better by this time next month, so don’t waste any more time - call us today to find out if our sinus treatment surgeries are right for you.

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