Clarifix Cryotherapy

Do you suffer from frequent runny nose, congestion, and post-nasal drip Man blowing his noseeven when you aren’t sick?  You may have a condition called chronic rhinitis.¹  More than 24 million Americans suffer from frequent inflammation from chronic rhinitis.

Out of balance nasal nerves sending too many signals to the nose can be the cause.  As a result, the nose can drip, run, and swell more than necessary.  The nerves may be stimulated by allergens or irritants in the air.  In addition, changes in the  weather, medications, certain foods, or chronic health conditions can worsen symptoms. ² 

Dr. Sikand offers a unique treatment solution in the office for adults with these frustrating chronic symptoms called ClariFix®.  The ClariFix® solution is the first and only FDA approved device for adults with chronic rhinitis.  The device delivers freezing cold temperatures to the out of balance nerves in the back of the nose.  Thus, interrupting the signals and stopping the source of runny, stuffy nose symptoms.

A clinical study demonstrated a significant decrease in runny nose and congestion symptoms with 4 out of 5 patients reporting long-lasting relief after ClariFix® therapy. ³

The most common side effects associated with ClariFix cryotherapy are temporary increased nasal congestion and transient pain or discomfort.

1 CDC: Accessed November 15, 2017; 2 Mayo Clinic: Accessed November 15, 2017; 3 K162608, Data on File;  A2014-02 Clinical Report, Arrinex; 3 Hwang P, et al. “Cryosurgical Posterior Nasal Tissue Ablation for the Treatment of Rhinitis.” Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2017 Oct; 7(10):952-956

ClariFix Post-Treatment Guidelines