Preparation for Procedure

Planned Procedure :  Balloon Sinuplasty

 

A balloon sinuplasty is a minimally invasive treatment option that can be performed by Dr. McLeod in his office.  The objective of balloon sinus dilation is to expand sinus pathways and restore drainage.

 

 

Before Procedure:

  1. On the day of your procedure, if you have been given a mild sedative take it with food 1 -2 hours prior to your procedure time.  Also, if given mild sedative someone should drive you to and from your procedure.
  2. Spray your nose with Afrin every 15 minutes for the hour prior to your procedure.

 

After Procedure:

  1. Use saline spray frequently for the 1st week after your procedure.
  2. You may resume normal activities the day after your procedure if you feel okay.

 

Nasal wash Recipe (Saline)

  •         One Quart Distilled Water
  •         One heaping teaspoon non-iodized salt
  •         One pinch of baking soda

 

Contact Us

Alexander City - Southern Head & Neck Surgery

3368 Highway 280 Suite G-15 Alexander City, AL 35010
(256) 329-1114

 

204 W. 1st St. Sylacauga, AL 35150
(256) 249-7044

 

206 Medical Park Talladega, AL 35160
(256) 761-1605