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Ear Nose and Throat

Comprehensive Diagnosis and Treatment of Allergy and Sinus Conditions

If you experience the sneezing, congestion and pressure, the postnasal drip or recurring sinus infections that can make life miserable for so many Houstonians, relief is now close by. Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center offers innovative solutions for patients with diseases and ailments of the nose and sinuses. The ear, nose and throat specialists on staff at Memorial City employ specialized imaging and laboratory services onsite to provide you with the latest in comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of your allergy and sinus conditions.

Advances in treatments and drug interventions are available for a broad array of sinus and allergy disorders, including:

  • Chronic sinusitis
  • Chronic rhinitis
  • Nasal and sinus polyps
  • Sinonasal tumors
  • Nasal deformities
  • Allergic rhinitis (including fungal rhinosinusitis)
  • Drug-resistant bacterial rhinosinusitis
  • Inflammatory disease of the nose and sinuses

Multidisciplinary Expertise

Often, sinus and allergy ailments are connected to multiple health issues.  That’s why we do more than treat your symptoms — we identify the underlying condition that’s causing them. Our comprehensive program offers you the benefits of multidisciplinary expertise to diagnose and treat your condition, thoroughly and accurately.

Multidisciplinary services include:

  • Allergy and immunology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neuroradiology
  • Infectious disease
  • Plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Pulmonology
  • Rheumatology

Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures

For many patients, the optimum treatment involves surgery. In the past, surgical options were painful and required extensive recuperation and recovery time. Now, new minimally invasive surgical procedures involve far less trauma, which shortens your recovery time significantly. You’ll also experience less pain and scarring, enabling you to resume your normal activities much sooner.

Physicians on staff at Memorial City are experts at practicing minimally invasive nasal surgery, including computer image-guided surgery and balloon sinuplasty.

Sinuplasty is a technique to enlarge narrowed or blocked sinus passageways using a flexible catheter that is inflated at the narrowed or blocked opening to the sinus and then removed, allowing normal mucous flow to resume.

Surgical treatments available include:

  •  Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS)
  • Revision sinus surgery
  • Frontal sinus surgery
  • Endoscopic orbital decompression
  • Nasal blockage or obstruction

Additionally, the physicians are specialized in image-guided functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) and other minimally invasive, computer aided endoscopic procedures of the skull base, allowing them to treat your persistent symptoms with a significant reduction in recovery time and pain.

The Ear, Nose and Throat Specialty Team at Memorial City:

To schedule an appointment, call: 713.222.CARE.