Who is A Candidate for Balloon Sinuplasty?

BSP is often recommended for patients who suffer from chronic and recurrent acute sinusitis who don’t respond to medication. You may be a candidate for balloon sinuplasty if you have experienced any of the following symptoms on a recurrent basis:

  • Facial Pain
  • Facial Pressure
  • A Sinus Headache
  • Discharge of Yellow or Green Mucus from the Nose
  • Sinus Pressure or Congestion
  • Decreased Sense of Smell or Taste
  • Difficulty Breathing from the Nose
  • A Sore Throat from Nasal Discharge
  • Teeth Pain
  • Fatigue
  • Bad Breath

if your doctor has

  • Prescribed sinus medication for you several times in the past year to address your condition;
  • Documented for you four or more recurrent sinus infections in the past year; and
  • Referred you to an Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) specialist.