Dt. Musgrave and Sangston

IVCH Health Centers & Medical Clinics

Balloon Sinus Dilation… Relief That Lasts

Balloon sinus dilation is a revolutionary, in-office procedure that’s providing immediate, long-lasting relief for chronic sinusitis sufferers. Board-certified ENT specialist Dr. Brandon Musgrave performs this procedure in his Peru office using only local anesthesia.

Similar to angioplasty, which uses balloons to open blocked blood vessels around the heart, balloon sinus dilation uses small balloons inflated in the nose and sinuses to help restore the sinuses’ natural drainage pathways.

Benefits include:

  • Quick – procedure lasts about 30 minutes
  • Fast recovery – many patients return to work the next day
  • Less expensive and just as safe as procedures performed in hospitals
  • Performed in office using only local anesthesia
  • Immediate, long-lasting results

How does balloon sinus dilation work?

Balloon sinus dilation gently reshapes the sinus anatomy. Dr. Musgrave will inflate small balloons in key places in your nose and sinuses to restore natural drainage pathways. You’ll receive only a local anesthetic, and you’ll have very little discomfort from this minimally invasive procedure. Watch animation of the procedure.

Balloon Sinus procedure

How do I know if balloon sinus dilation is right for me?

You don’t have to live with recurring or chronic sinus infections. Balloon sinus dilation can be an excellent solution to the pressure, pain and headaches that come with sinusitis. It is a gentler option with less recovery time than traditional sinus surgery. Take a quick self-assessment of your sinus symptoms to see what might be right for you.

How does balloon sinus dilation compare with traditional sinus surgery?

A one-year clinical study shows balloon sinus dilation is as effective as traditional sinus surgery in delivering long-term symptom relief, and with a 70% faster recovery time. In addition, patients require less pain medication after balloon sinus dilation.

How long does balloon sinus dilation take?

The procedure takes about 30 minutes, and Dr. Musgrave performs it in his Peru office.

What is the recovery time after balloon sinus dilation?

Recovery time is minimal after balloon sinus dilation – many patients return to work the next day. Patients recover 70% faster from balloon sinus dilation than from traditional sinus surgery.

Is balloon sinus dilation covered by insurance?

Many insurance providers cover balloon sinus dilation. Dr. Musgrave’s office can help you determine your carrier’s policies.

Contact Us

To find out more about balloon sinus dilation, call 815.223.4400 today.

ENT and Allergy Center

920 West St., Suite 312

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