Nasal Congestion in Long Island, NY
Nasal congestion is the stuffy feeling you have when you try to breathe through your nose. The condition may be caused by several problems. As a dual board-certified facial plastic surgeon and ear, nose and throat (otolaryngology) specialist, Eunice E. Park, MD, is uniquely qualified to diagnose and treat nasal congestion experienced by the residents of Long Island, Queens and surrounding communities in New York.
What is Nasal Congestion?
Nasal congestion may be a temporary condition, or it may cause you a great deal of discomfort and inconvenience. Being congested means that you cannot breathe properly, and this may reduce your energy and make you feel tired. The problem can also be frustrating. Nasal congestion may be caused by:
- Certain types of rhinitis
- Abnormalities in the nasal cavity
Because nasal congestion can result from a range of problems, we recommend that you schedule a personal consultation with Dr. Park.
Benefits of Treatment for Nasal Congestion
Treatment for your nasal congestion may alleviate your symptoms and prevent future occurrences and complications. As an ENT specialist, Dr. Park is knowledgeable and experienced in diagnosing and treating nasal congestion in children, adolescents, and adults.
What are the Common Symptoms of Nasal Congestion?
You may have nasal congestion if you experience frequent or chronic stiffness in your nose. You may also sneeze or have signs of infection in the mucous.
How is Nasal Congestion Diagnosed and Treated?
Effective treatment for nasal congestion depends on an accurate diagnosis. Dr. Park uses a range of techniques, such as:
- Symptom review
- Family and medical history
- Examination of the nasal cavity
- Endoscope and other methods of seeing inside the nasal cavity
Once she diagnoses the reason that you have nasal congestion, Dr. Park may recommend:
- Medications to alleviate symptoms and treat infections
- Lifestyle changes, such as to stop smoking
- Surgery to remove any obstructions
Dr. Park may begin with the most conservative treatment to evaluate your response. If the treatment does not provide the desired result, she may proceed with another recommendation.
How Much Does Treatment for Nasal Congestion Cost in Long Island, NY?
Nasal congestion is an indicator of an underlying problem in your nasal cavity, so the treatment may be covered by medical insurance. After your consultation, we review your coverage and provide an estimated out-of-pocket cost, although this may vary. For your convenience, we accept payment by cash, checks, and major credit cards.
Do you feel tired and have low energy because of chronic nasal congestion? If you live in Long Island, Queens and surrounding communities in New York, contact us today to schedule a personal consultation with Dr. Park to discuss your nasal congestion and other symptoms.