Drs. Andrew Marlowe and Chad Marrs of Marlowe & Marrs Ear, Nose & Throat - Center for Hearing in Sarasota, Florida, offer effective treatment options for sinus infections. If you think you may have a sinus infection, call or schedule an appointment online with the physicians at Marlowe & Marrs Ear, Nose & Throat - Center for Hearing.
Balloon Sinuplasty is an alternative to major surgery, utilizing a small pliable balloon catheter placed inside the sinus cavities to widen the obstructed sinus passages in order to allow mucus to flow more freely.
Balloon Sinuplasty is a minimally invasive surgery for those experiencing regularly occurring acute sinus infections or chronic sinus infections (12 weeks or longer), with minimal to no relief from antibiotics. This is typically used when there’s an extensive history of sinus issues throughout a person's lifetime.
Typical recovery time may differ slightly with each patient, but the average recovery time is 48 hours.
A Mini CT Scanner is a device used by doctors to examine the inner workings of the sinus cavities, using computed tomography technology. This device allows for a high-resolution view of the inside of the sinuses. Drs. Marlowe and Marrs provide this equipment on site at their practice, allowing for a quicker diagnosis and treatment.
There are many options for non-injection treatment of sinus issues including:
Home remedies are usually recommended before medication is prescribed. Some of the most common home remedies for allergies include:
We work with the majority of health insurance plans. Please call our office if you do not see yours listed or have any other questions.
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