Tag Archives: in-office procedure

Radiofrequency Ablation of the tongue base to treat OSA

Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) of the tongue base Dr. Andy Chung performs a minimally invasive, office based procedure known as radiofrequency ablation (RFA) to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The procedure takes place in the office over the course of five … Read more

Balloon Sinuplasty Q&A

What is Sinusitis? Sinusitis is an inflammation of the sinus lining that result when the sinus opening (ostia) becomes swollen shut, preventing normal mucus drainage which leads to infection and inflammation of the sinuses. What is the Balloon Sinuplasty? Balloon … Read more

Fall is for football. Not sinus pain!

Fall means football, Big Tex, rain and unfortunately sinus pain. When it rains outside, it means that a weather front is moving through Dallas, causing a drop in air pressure.  As air pressure drops, patients who suffer from seasonal allergies … Read more

Do you suffer from headaches while flying?

You may suffer from ‘airplane headaches.’   During take-off and landing, changes in cabin pressure cause the passive movement of air from your sinus cavities.  Any interruption of this natural airflow can result in severe pain within the sinus cavity, … Read more