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Sinus Surgery

We have three main paired large sinuses:

  • Frontal
  • Maxillary
  • Sphenoid

Between our eyes, we have many irregularly shaped smaller sinsuses called the ethmoid sinuses. When healthy, sinus cavities are lined with a thin layer of special skin, called mucosa.

There are many reasons a patient may need sinus surgery, the most common being recurrent sinus infections and chronic sinusitis. In these cases, sinus surgery is used to help remove diseased tissues, clear infection, and restore sinus ventilation.

But sinus surgery is also indicated for nasal polyps, fungus balls, tumors, Grave’s Disease, and nose bleeds recalcitrant to nasal packing.

While the majority of sinus surgery is performed endoscopically, there are a variety of complimentary procedures that can be used in special circumstances.

Dr. Ludwick is very experienced in the latest sinus surgery skills and techniques. He customizes each patient’s surgical technique and approach to maximize his patient’s chance for cure with minimal post-operative discomfort.

 

If you think you have recurrent sinus infections and would like to be treated, contact us today. We can help you get the relief you crave.

 

 
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