What is a Turbinate Reduction?
Your nose has three ridges of tissue on each side called turbinates. When they function normally, they help clean, warm, and moisturize air as it flows from your nose into your lungs. They can sometimes become temporarily enlarged if you have a cold or other illness, and the problem usually resolves itself when you’re well. […]Read More
Nasal Polyps Explained
Nasal polyps are soft growths that form on the lining or your nasal passages or sinuses. They’re often shaped like teardrops or grapes, and although they can cause irritating symptoms, they’re non-cancerous. Depending on their size and location, you may not realize you have nasal polyps, but they may be causing you to suffer from […]Read More
How Dangerous is Nasal Obstruction?
Nasal obstruction might not sound like a big deal to those who don’t suffer from it, but for anyone who has experienced chronically blocked nasal passages, you understand how frustrating, uncomfortable and dangerous it can be. What is Nasal Obstruction? Everyone whose ever had a cold knows how annoying a stuffed up nose can be. But […]Read More
Symptoms of a Deviated Septum
The septum is the wall made of bone and cartilage that separates your nose into two equal parts. However, when the septum is bent or misaligned, it is referred to as a deviated septum. If you have a deviated septum, you might not know the exact cause of your condition. While some people are born […]Read More