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From the category archives: Raleigh Capitol Ear, Nose & Throat

SINUS TREATMENT

Minimally Invasive Options for In-Office Sinus Surgery

At Raleigh Capitol ENT, we constantly strive to provide comprehensive services for our patients with sinonasal disorders and are pleased to offer several procedures that can be performed in the office under local anesthesia. These include balloon sinuplasty for chronic sinusitis, turbinate reduction for nasal congestion, and nasal polypectomy.

There are several advantages to having a procedure performed in our office instead of as an inpatient at a hospital or an outpatient treatment facility. We'll review some of these advantages, how procedures are performed and how we can help alleviate your ear, nose and throat problems.

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Why Antibiotics Aren't Always the Right Choice for Sinus Infections

No one likes the headache, cough and stuffiness associated with sinus problems, but reaching for antibiotics isn't the answer. 

Antibiotics are incredibly overprescribed in America and around the world, and it is causing a major health care crisis. 

The problem is so prevalent that the U.S. actually has established an Antibiotic Awareness Week every November to make patients and providers alike aware of the issue. 

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All Things Sinus: Infections, Problems, Surgery, and More (2019)

 

Triangle residents are gearing up for the fall, which means the start of school, football games and—unfortunately—the arrival of autumn allergies. Chronic allergies can cause sinus infections to develop, and when they do, it’s important to receive the right type of sinus treatment in a timely manner from one of our ENT physicians.

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