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Topical Medications For Sinusitis

Topical Medications For Sinusitis   Use of topical medications for sinusitis or allergic rhinitis has been demonstrated to help manage symptoms and assist in clearing infection.  Initially, this included use of nasal sprays such as intranasal steroid sprays (Flonase, Nasacort).  However, more recently, physicians have found that the use of topical antibiotics delivered via nasal […]


Physician Education At Nevada Sinus Relief

Physician education at nevada sinus relief Dr. Ashley Sikand has been involved in educating his otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) physician colleagues for over a decade. Frequently,  doctors  from throughout the United States visit while Dr. Sikand performs in office procedures. They discuss techniques including local anesthesia protocols and watch the balloon sinus dilation procedure. […]


ENTC Is Now An Accredited Facility For CT Scans!

We are pleased to announce that our office Is Now An Accredited Facility For CT Scans! Ear, Nose, and Throat Consultants of Nevada has undergone an intensive application and review process and was found to be in compliance with the published Standards, thus demonstrating a commitment to quality patient care in CT. Click on the […]


The Sinus Headache Conundrum

Types of headaches including migraines headaches, cluster headaches and tension headaches can involve the forehead. Thus, causing a sinus headache.  However, sinus headaches are usually associated with sinus or nasal congestion as well as facial pressure over the cheek areas. At times, a deviated nasal septum can be a cause of a headache.  This is […]


How much radiation from a CT scan of the sinuses?

Many people are concerned about receiving unnecessary or excessive radiation exposure because of the health risks it poses. We are also aware of this at Nevada Sinus Relief.  This is one reason we utilize the Xoran Mini-Cat CT scanner to evaluate sinus conditions and disease.  This scanner emits less than one third of the radiation dose as a conventional CT scanner […]


CT Scan Is Important For Treating Sinusitis

Not all sinus disease responds to a basic treatment regimen of antibiotics and decongestants. Sometimes sinus disease may keep coming back or seem constant. In these cases a CT scan of the sinuses can be very helpful in determining why the sinus problem has not responded to medical treatment. It can also help with developing […]