Dr. Stacey Silvers recently conducted a study testing the effectiveness of a temperature-controlled radiofrequency device in treating a nasal valve collapse. Her findings were published in the peer-reviewed scientific journal International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology. The background, objectives, and conclusion of the study were as follows, per the article:
Nasal valve collapse is one of several causes of nasal obstruction. The safety and efficacy of a temperature-controlled radiofrequency (RF) device for the treatment of the nasal valve for nasal airway obstruction (NAO) has been established in single-arm studies. The objective of this trial was to compare active device treatment against a sham procedure (control).
This RCT shows temperature-controlled RF treatment of the nasal valve is safe and effective in reducing symptoms of NAO in short-term follow-up.
You can read Dr. Silvers’ entire article by following the link below. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office at (212) 213-3339.
Read Dr. Silvers’ Study on Nasal Airway Obstruction Treatment
If you are lucky, over the counter medications help with your sinus issues. You know, the stuffiness, headaches, and post nasal drainage problems. Those unlucky people who get no relief from OTC products can suffer for years with chronic sinus infections, but how do you know when surgery is needed?
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