What is Chronic Rhinitis?

What is Chronic Rhinitis?

Rhinitis is the inflammation of the mucous membrane that lines the nose. This swelling produces symptoms commonly associated with allergies and the common cold: runny nose, stuffiness, congestion, and sneezing. There are different causes which can be experienced...
What is Balloon Sinuplasty?

What is Balloon Sinuplasty?

Balloon sinuplasty is quickly becoming the most common sinus surgery. A relatively newer surgery, balloon sinuplasty is a medical procedure that treats chronic sinusitis. Sinusitis is a condition that describes the swelling of the tissue lining the sinuses. This...
Do Adults Ever Get Tonsillectomies?

Do Adults Ever Get Tonsillectomies?

Tonsils are the two fleshy like tissues in the back of the mouth, one on each side. Part of the immune system, tonsils work to trap the bacteria and viruses that we breathe in. Antibodies produced by cells in the tonsils kill these germs which helps prevent...
What is a Deviated Septum?

What is a Deviated Septum?

The nasal septum is a thin wall made of bone and cartilage that is between the two nostrils, separating the left and right nasal airways. Though the nasal septum should ideally be centered, it is typically slightly off-center for 80% of people. This usually is not...
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