Sinus & Allergy

Sinusitis - Sinus & Allergy Treatment NYC & NJ
Normal sinus with clear opening vs. Infected sinus with blocked opening - Treatment in NYC & NJ

Sinusitis is defined as an inflammation of the sinus lining commonly caused by bacterial, viral and / or microbial infections; as well as, structural issues such as ostial blockage. Symptoms include nasal congestion, facial discomfort, nasal discharge, headache, and fatigue.

Symptoms Treated

Nasal & Sinus Symptoms:

  • Allergy symptoms of itchy, runny nose, sneezing
  • Stuffy nose
  • Post-nasal drip
  • Chronic cough
  • Sore throat
  • Facial pressure or pain
  • Foreign body sensation of the throat
  • Hoarseness
  • Sinus headache
  • Diminished smelling ability
  • Bad breath

Services Provided

Diagnostic:

Allergy Testing

  1. Allergy skin test: Screening of all types of allergies can be done using a skin test. Results are quickly available within 15 minutes of testing.
  2. Allergy blood test: Allergies can be double checked and confirmed using blood test called RAST. It also offers opportunity to check food allergies in addition to air borne allergies.

 

Endoscopy

This is a procedure that enables the examiner to examine the inner lining of the nose/throat using a thin, rigid/or/flexible tube called the endoscope. The patient can later view pictures on a screen to have a better understanding of his/her situation.

Treatment:

Medical Treatments

Allergy Immunotherapy (allergy shots): A completely natural method for treating your allergies.

Over-the-counter and prescription medications:

  • Steroid nasal spray
  • Decongestant
  • Antibiotics
  • Antihistamines

Surgical Treatments

All surgeries are performed using a state-of-the-art CAT scan navigation system to maximize the safety and accuracy of the surgery.

  • Functional endoscopic sinus surgeries, using state-of-the-art microdebrider technique that renders post-op packing unnecessary
  • Minimally invasive balloon sinuplasty
  • “Packing-less” advanced septoplasty
  • Turbinate reduction using laser radio frequency and microdebrider with built in internal cautery which allows faster recovery with less crusting
Park Avenue
Sinus & Sleep Center
Jeffrey M. Ahn M.D.
Ear, Nose & Throat Specialist

New York Office
45 Park Avenue
New York , NY 10016

Phone: (212) 714-9494
Fax: (212) 481-3629
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New Jersey Office
1485 Palisade Avenue
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

Phone: (201) 461-9400
Fax: (201) 947-4647
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