Nasal Obstruction in Long Island, NY
If you have problems breathing through your nose, you may have a nasal obstruction. 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 obstruction conditions for the residents of Long Island, Queens and surrounding communities in New York.
What is a Nasal Obstruction?
The phrase “nasal obstruction” describes a range of issues that impede the proper breathing through your nose. Common types of nasal obstruction are:
- Anatomical deformities, such as a deviated septum
- Abnormal growths, such as nasal polyps
- Nasal polyps
These problems may be caused by:
- Overuse of nose sprays
- Reactions to certain drugs
Benefits of Treatment for a Nasal Obstruction
Living with a chronic nasal obstruction means that you cannot breathe properly through your nose. You may find that you tire easily or do not sleep well. Treatment for nasal obstructions improves your ability to breathe, and this may improve many areas of your life and prevent future complications.
What are the Common Symptoms of a Nasal Obstruction?
The most common symptoms of a nasal obstruction is difficulty breathing through one or both nostrils. You may also have discharge from the nose or in the back of your throat.
How is a Nasal Obstruction Diagnosed and Treated?
Nasal obstructions are diagnosed through a series of examinations. First, Dr. Park may use a special scope to look inside your nose. If the problem is further back in your nose, she may recommend an endoscopic examination or X-rays.
If your nasal obstruction is related to an infection or allergies, Dr. Park may prescribe medications to help clear up the obstruction. If you have nasal polyps or a deviated septum, she may recommend surgery.
Your treatment may include changes to your lifestyle, such as to stop smoking or wear a mask when you are outdoors on days with high pollen counts.
How Much Does Treatment for a Nasal Obstruction Cost in Long Island, NY?
Nasal obstructions are typically related to conditions that require medical intervention, so a portion of the cost may be covered by your medical insurance. We provide an estimated out-of-pocket cost based on the treatment plan that is developed during your consultation with Dr. Park. For your portion of the cost, we accept payment by cash, check, and major credit cards.
Nasal obstruction is a common problem amongst the residents of Long Island, Queens and surrounding communities in New York. If you have symptoms of nasal obstruction, contact us today to schedule a personal consultation with Dr. Eunice E. Park.