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Sinus Surgery Testimonials

Below are reviews from patients discussing their sinus surgery results. If you have sinus symptoms related to chronic sinusitis, contact us today for a consultation to learn about your sinus treatment options. 

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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.

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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.

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Attention:  Severn River ENT does not have the ability to test for COVID-19.  Please contact your primary care doctor, if you have concerns or questions about being tested.

1)  If you or your loved one is experiencing cough, shortness of breath, fever or other flu-like symptoms, and you already have a scheduled appointment with us, we are asking you to please call us instead of coming into the office. A medical professional will triage you over the phone, and determine the appropriate course of action.

2)  If you are over the age of 60 and/or have underlying medical conditions like diabetes or heart or lung disease, cancer, compromised immunity, we strongly encourage you to consider rescheduling your non-essential appointments for at least 10-12 weeks out.

3)  Please be assured that we are closely following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and State of Maryland guidelines during this evolving COVID-19 crisis, and taking every precaution to protect the health of our patients and staff. 

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Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns, and remember to wash your hands frequently, and limit your social contacts in these ensuing weeks, as much as possible, in order to slow the spread of the virus in our community.  We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.

Thank you,
Dr. Kleiman and the medical team 
Severn River ENT

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