What is Balloon Sinuplasty?

Balloon Sinuplasty is a minimally-invasive, in-office procedure that is designed to provide relief from the painful symptoms of chronic sinusitis. Balloon Sinuplasty is performed endoscopically under topical anesthesia, making it far less invasive than traditional sinus surgery. The treatment utilizes a  balloon catheter device, which is gently inserted into the sinus passageway and then inflated to expand the drainage pathway of each sinus. One of the advantages of Balloon Sinuplasty is that it is less invasive than the more commonly performed FESS, which means a shorter surgery and recovery time for our patients.

Dr. Sassan Falsafi is an expert in the treatment of sinusitis. His vast experience in the treatment of the sinuses, particularly with the application of Balloon Sinuplasty, make him a great fit for this breakthrough treatment. Take our short test and make an appointment with Dr. Falsafi today to find out if Balloon Sinuplasty is right for you! Discuss Balloon Sinuplasty with Dr. Falsafi today!

The Steps

Step 1

A balloon catheter is inserted into the inflamed sinus.

Step 2

The balloon is inflated to expand the sinus opening.

Step 3

The system is removed, leaving the sinuses open.

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Meet Dr. Falsafi

Doctor Falsafi

Dr. Sassan Falsafi is a Board Certified Otolaryngologist and the founder of Lamorinda ENT Face & Neck Surgery, Inc. He brings greater than ten years of surgical experience to his clinical practice. His surgical experience is extensive and includes all areas of the face, neck, ear, nose, and throat. This state-of-the art facility offers leading edge technologies and advanced clinical techniques in the medical and surgical management of head and neck disorders . In association with premier local medical/surgical centers, Lamorinda ENT Face & Neck Surgery offers the finest proven and emerging therapies to address your needs in two locations: Lafayette & San Leandro. At Lamorinda ENT, Face & Neck Surgery we take pride in delivering ear, nose, throat, face and neck services in a personalized manner and a comfortable environment.

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I saw/see Dr. Falsafi for sinus problems. He is an excellent doctor- takes the time to sit with you and clearly explain the issues and procedures. Laura T.
Great Doctor, very attentive, thorough, & knowledgeable. The staff was very nice & professional. Would recommend him time & time again :) Carolyn M.
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