Balloon sinuplasty

Balloon Sinuplasty is a minimally invasive procedure designed to treat chronic sinusitis. It involves the insertion of a small, flexible balloon catheter through the nasal passages to the blocked sinus. The balloon is then inflated, gently reconfiguring and widening the walls of the sinus passageway without cutting or removing bone or tissue. 

This method improves sinus drainage and function with less pain, minimal bleeding, and faster recovery times compared to traditional surgery. Ideal for patients with recurrent sinus infections not responding to medication, Balloon Sinuplasty offers a long-term solution with reduced risk of complications.

Surgery for nasal polyps & chronic sinusitis

Surgical intervention for nasal polyps and chronic sinusitis is considered when conservative treatments fail. It involves removing the polyps and clearing the sinus cavities to restore normal breathing and reduce the risk of further infection. 

The surgery is typically performed endoscopically, which allows for a less invasive approach with no external scarring, less post-operative pain, and a quicker return to daily activities. The goal is to improve drainage, alleviate symptoms, and enhance the overall quality of life. Post-surgery, ongoing medical management may be necessary to prevent recurrence.

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Septoplasty (deviated septum surgery)

Septoplasty, commonly known as deviated septum surgery, is a corrective surgical procedure to straighten the nasal septum, the partition between the two nasal cavities. Ideal for patients who experience obstructed airflow due to a deviated septum, the procedure enhances breathing, reduces nasal congestion, and can often improve snoring.

This surgery is internal, with no external incisions, and is often completed on an outpatient basis. Post-operative recovery typically involves minimal pain, and patients can return to normal activity following a short recovery period, experiencing significant improvement in nasal function.

Nasal turbinate reduction

Nasal turbinate reduction is a surgical procedure aimed at reducing the size of the turbinates, structures within the nose that cleanse and humidify the air as it passes through the nostrils into the lungs. Turbinates can become enlarged due to allergies or other conditions, leading to nasal obstruction and difficulty breathing.

The procedure involves either the removal of a portion of the turbinate or the use of energy to shrink the turbinate tissue, improving airflow and relieving nasal congestion. This intervention can greatly enhance a patient's comfort and quality of life, with most individuals experiencing significant relief.

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In-office CT imaging

In-office CT imaging represents a significant advancement in the diagnosis and treatment planning of sinus conditions. It allows for immediate high-resolution scans of the sinuses, providing detailed images that can pinpoint the exact areas of concern. This convenience speeds up the diagnosis process, helping in developing a precise and efficient treatment plan.

By having CT imaging available within the clinic, patients benefit from reduced wait times, fewer appointments, and expedited care. It's a powerful tool for ENT specialists, ensuring that they have the most accurate information at their fingertips to address sinus issues effectively.

Endoscopic sinus surgery

Endoscopic Sinus Surgery is a modern surgical technique used to restore sinus ventilation and normal function. This procedure is typically recommended for individuals suffering from chronic sinus infections, nasal polyps, or anatomical blockages that have not responded to medication. Utilizing a nasal endoscope, the surgeon has a direct visual inside the sinus cavities, which allows for precise removal of blockages and improved sinus drainage.

This approach minimizes tissue disruption, resulting in less pain and faster recovery compared to conventional methods. The surgery aims to provide long-term relief and a significant reduction in sinus-related symptoms.

Excellence in ENT care across Louisiana

At Louisiana ENT Specialists, we're proud to be your premier destination for ENT services. With over 45 years of dedicated service, our practice has flourished across six locations, staffed by a team of more than 25 top-tier physicians and specialists. Here's why thousands of families trust our team for their ENT needs:

World-class medical and surgical care

Expertise you can trust: Our physicians are not just board-certified; they're fellowship-trained, providing you with the highest level of ENT expertise. Full spectrum of ENT services: From pediatric ENT disorders to complex adult cases, Louisiana ENT delivers comprehensive care for all ages.

Advanced surgical solutions: Using cutting-edge techniques and evidence-based medicine, we aim for long-term relief and outstanding outcomes.

Patient-first philosophy

  • Individualized attention: Each patient at Louisiana ENT receives one-on-one care tailored to their unique health needs.
  • Warm bedside manner: Our providers believe in compassionate care, ensuring a comfortable and reassuring experience.
  • Educational approach: We empower our patients with knowledge, placing the power of health back in your hands.

Unmatched care

  • Largest ENT group: As the largest ENT group in the state, we offer unmatched accessibility to specialized care.
  • Comprehensive network: Benefit from our collaborative network of specialists, ensuring seamless, coordinated treatment.
  • Timely service: We prioritize your time and convenience, delivering attentive care when you need it most.

A culture of excellence

  • Shared goal of excellence: Our independent physicians come together with a commitment to provide the best possible ENT care.
  • Family-like culture: At Louisiana ENT, you're not just a patient; you're part of our family, where everyone receives top-notch care and attention.
  • Root cause analysis: We don't just treat symptoms; we delve deep to find and address the root cause for enduring relief.

Experience the Louisiana ENT difference:

  • Collaborative care: With a full spectrum of ENT services under one roof, our collaborative care model is designed for superior outcomes.
  • Louisiana ENT legacy: Join the multitude of satisfied patients who have experienced the Louisiana ENT legacy.

Your health is our commitment.

Every day, we strive to uphold our tradition of excellence by ensuring each patient receives the highest quality care tailored to their specific needs. Discover why our team is the trusted choice for ENT care in Louisiana.

With 6 convenient locations around the Louisiana area, we're never far away.

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