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What to Expect With In-Office Balloon Sinuplasty

Do you have a stuffy nose, pain and pressure in the face, and what feels like a cold that doesn’t go away for months? You may have chronic sinusitis (sinus infection / inflammation), a common condition experienced by many people in the Los Angeles area. What Causes Sinusitis? Your sinuses ...
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Nasal Obstruction After Septoplasty

If you have persistent nasal obstruction after septoplasty (deviated septum repair), you’re not alone. But what causes this frustrating and uncomfortable problem? A deviated septum is a very common condition that happens when the wall of narrow bone and cartilage in your nose becomes misaligned from its normal position. It ...
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What to Expect with In-Office Septoplasty

Your nasal cavity is divided into two sides by the nasal septum, a thin wall of narrow bone and cartilage. Fairly commonly, this septum can become “deviated” or misaligned from its normal position. A deviated septum can result from injury, such as a broken nose, or it may be present ...
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Should You Get Sinus Surgery

Getting sinus surgery can be a big decision between you and your doctor. Before you make that decision, there is much to consider. What Your Options Are for Chronic Sinusitis You have two options if you suffer from chronic sinusitis: Undergo a procedure or surgery Continue to take medications or ...
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What to Expect from Deviated Septum Surgery

Deviated septum surgery, also known as septoplasty, is a procedure for straightening the bone and cartilage in between the two sides of the nose. This is a very common condition and can cause one-sided or bilateral congestion of the nose on a chronic basis. Patients will often say the problem ...
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What Happens When You Don’t Treat Acute Sinusitis

Acute sinusitis is something none of us want, but which we all experience on occasion. The stuffy nose, the headache, sore throat, cough, earache... Many of us choose to power through, and the treatments for sinusitis are most often home remedies. So, it can be tempting not to have yourself ...
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Considered the best sinus surgeon in Los Angeles, Dr. Alen Cohen is an expert at successfully treating patients through the use of minimally invasive techniques for the surgical management of nasal and sinus disorders.

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