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Head & Neck Institute

Conditions & Treatments

Conditions Treated

  • Allergies
  • Chronic sinusitis
  • Nasal congestion and irritation
  • Nasal obstruction, including tumors and polyps

Diagnostic & Treatment Options

Diagnosis

A customized plan means gaining an understanding of the patient’s history and needs, followed by diagnostic testing to inform future treatment. Tests may include:

  • Allergy testing
  • Imaging tests including nasal endoscopy
  • Minimally invasive endoscopic biopsy

Therapies

Therapy aims to relieve symptoms and/or remove obstructions that cause chronic congestion and inflammation. Therapies available at Temple include:

  • Immunotherapy for allergies
  • Medication and medication management
  • Surgery, including sinus, skull-base and tear-duct surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgical techniques like image-guided endoscopic sinus surgery and balloon sinuplasty to ease chronic sinusitis